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Greg Siskind on Immigration Law and Policy

GEORGIA GOING THE WAY OF ARIZONA

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It took nearly a year, but another state legislature has passed a bill similar to the Arizona "papers please" law that has been so far blocked by the courts. The bill also requires all employers to use E-Verify. A last minute compromise exempts employers with fewer than 10 employees and a 30 day grace period to correct problems. The bill also has a provision that allows for the study of creating a Georgia guest worker program along the lines of what Utah passed last month.


Like Arizona, this bill is going to be challenged in the courts if passed. And perhaps that will influence Governor Nathan Deal who has yet to indicate whether he will sign the bill. With this week's loss by Arizona in the 9th Circuit, perhaps he'll recognize that this is a huge waste of taxpayer money who will have to pay for the court fight.

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  1. Another Voice's Avatar
    This guy campaign as "tough" on Immigration.... I think he will sign the law just not to be stuck politically with the hot potato and be the fault guy!!! Georgia could lose it's convention business to Orlando or Chicago if there is a boycott like in AZ. Not sure how their agro business survives this nonsense they won't survive the e-verify requirements. Georgia is already 7th in the country in foreclosures I am sure this will add to that in addition plenty of apartment companies will see their vacancies rise. Most counties in GA already do 287 G or secure communities they did not really need this law, this will not work out well for their economy. But when have republicans cared about facts or reality, it's all about pandering to the haters, tea baggers and their base.....
  2. Another Voice's Avatar
    Exclusive: Deal tells AJC he intends to sign immigration bill

    http://www.ajc.com/news/georgia-politics-elections/exclusive-deal-tells-ajc-911061.html
  3. Another Voice's Avatar
    Hey Greg I wanted to ask your opinion... How come we do not hear a mot of noise of the Utah and Georgia bills as we did on the AZ bill. Not a word from the feds or anything...what are your thoughts?
  4. Greg Siskind's Avatar
    Hi AV - The Georgia law is likely going to be challenged in court so you'll probably hear more at that point. Also, given the court victories in Arizona, I think there's a little more confidence that none of these draconian laws will ever take effect. The other reason we probably are not hearing more is simply that everyone in Washington is pretty tired of the immigration issue particularly right now with so many other issues fighting for their attention. This is not to say it will stay quiet for very long. Immigration always has a way of coming back front and center.
  5. Another Voice's Avatar
    Got you makes sense...thanks for the response. Yeah I am pretty sure it will come back in the 2012 campaign once the Repubs name their candidate or in the primary.
  6. George Chell back from Europe's Avatar
    I for one will not go to Georgia. Some states such as Utah and Maryland are going the other way..eventually the SCOTUS is in a bind. Either uphold states rights and say there are 50 immigration laws of throw out all the state laws and emphasize the supremacy of the federal government on immigration matters!
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