"Georgia’s tough new immigration law could have the unintended effect of making
annual business license renewals and other routine transactions more costly
and complicated, local government and business leaders fear."
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Oct. 7, 2011 .
"In a discussion of the state's
new anti-illegal immigration bill Monday, more than one member of the
Hall County Board of Commissioners used the term "unfunded mandate." Commissioners' discussion of the multifaceted Illegal Immigration
Reform and Enforcement Act of 2011...
"The weak economy has
hurt business. But nothing has battered Discount Grocery and Variety
worse than Alabama's newly enacted immigration law, owner Andres Miguel
says. The law — which has made Alabama the toughest state in the USA
for undocumented immigrants to live and find work...
"President Barack Obama urged a group of business leaders including McDonald’s Corp. Chief Executive Officer Donald Thompson and Marriott International Inc. CEO Arne Sorenson to put pressure on congressional Republicans to pass a new immigration law by year’s end. Companies are “deeply...
"Several of the President’s initiatives for improving our broken immigration system will provide much needed relief to foreign entrepreneurs, researchers, inventors, highly-skilled workers, STEM graduates and students, and the U.S. businesses and investors that require their skills and expertise...