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Nearly 600 State Agencies Face Penalties Under Ga. Immigration Law

"Nearly 600 city and county government agencies across Georgia face losing access to tens of millions of dollars in state loans and grants for not complying with a central part of the state’s immigration law." - Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Sept. 18, 2012 .

Georgia Law Requiring Proof of Legal Residency Creates Licensing Backlog

"For nurses, hair stylists, kickboxing instructors and even geologists, Georgia’s desire to clamp down on illegal immigration is having an unintended side effect. Things are so jammed at the secretary of state’s office that renewing a state license for some of the 200 professions that...