Posts Tagged ‘ HB 87 ’

News Roundup

I just thought I’d get you caught up on some news you might have missed in the past week, starting with our neighbor to the south. -An editorial in Investor’s Business Daily highlights the disturbing possibility that Los Zetas are attempting to disrupt the upcoming Mexican presidential election. -In a related story, the L.A....
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Straw Men

Straw Men

Yesterday saw another setback to supporters of immigration enforcement, this time in the state of Georgia. A federal judge  has enjoined several key parts of a law we’ve discussed on American Rattlesnake previously. Modeled to a certain extent on Arizona’s landmark immigration law, SB 1070, the Georgia law would have allowed law enforcement officials to determine the...
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The New Economy

The New Economy

Politico has a very interesting story today about a new initiative in Georgia that is, unfortunately, cast in an extremely misleading, prejudicial manner. With a newly enacted immigration enforcement law in Georgia, there is inevitably going to be labor shortage in fields that had previously been supplied with labor by illegal aliens.
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Congratulations to Robert Bentley!

Congratulations to Robert Bentley!

As well as the legislature of the state of Alabama, for enacting what is now being called the “toughest” immigration enforcement law in the country. The Federation for American Immigration Reform has a fantastic summary of HB 56 on their website which I highly recommend reading. Of course, the usual suspects have denounced Alabama’s lawmakers...
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Georgia Joins the Fray

Georgia Joins the Fray

In one of the first major statewide successes achieved by the immigration control and enforcement movement since the passage of SB 1070, the state legislature of Georgia has passed a comprehensive measure targeting illegal aliens and the companies and individuals that employ them.
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