Tag Archives: undocumented immigrants

Political Notes — With an election coming, Cagle plans to bash immigrants

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle turns to Republican playbook and pulls out an anti-immigration proposal . . .

Tags: BJay Pak , Casey Cagle , Talmadge Memorial Bridge , undocumented immigrants

Deadlocked Supreme Court leaves block on Obama immigration order

President Obama’s executive order protected undocumented immigrants from deportation is blocked by a tie vote among the eight Supreme Court justices . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , executive order , Sam Olens , Supreme Court , undocumented immigrants

McKoon will move ahead with license denial bill

State Sen. Josh McKoon will keep pushing his bill to deny driver’s licenses to immigrants protected by President Obama’s executive order, although a similar action by Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer was blocked in federal court . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , driver\'s licenses , Jan Brewer , Josh McKoon , undocumented immigrants

Ga. Supreme Court upholds law requiring driver’s licenses

Georgia Supreme Court turns down a constitutional challenge filed by a Mexican immigrant to the state law requiring valid driver’s licenses . . .

Tags: driver\'s licenses , Georgia Supreme Court , undocumented immigrants

Political Notes — Georgia Power acknowledges error in Vogtle project

Georgia Power executive concedes that the utility giant failed to comply with federal specifications when it began preparing the foundation for the nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle . . .

Tags: driver\'s licenses , foundation , Georgia Power , Georgia Supreme Court , Jim Walters , NRC , nuclear reactors , Plant Vogtle , rebar , undocumented immigrants

Conference challenges beliefs about immigration

The impact of immigration on the economy of Georgia and the southeastern region has, on the whole, been positive, said participants in an Atlanta conference . . .

Tags: economic impact , net financial benefit , southeastern region , undocumented immigrants

In the category of man bites dog . . .

An anti-immigration group is calling for the arrest of Meg Whitman, the GOP candidate for governor of California . . .

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Number of undocumented students is low

Regents are told the percentage of undocumented students attending the state’s public colleges amounts to less than one-half of 1 percent of the total enrollment . . .

Tags: student enrollment , undocumented immigrants , University System of Georgia