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    Georgia governor signs controversial anti-illegal immigration law

    Georgia governor signs controversial anti-illegal immigration law - CNN.com

    Atlanta (CNN) -- Despite protests outside his office and boycott threats, Georgia's governor signed into law Friday one of the toughest anti-illegal immigration measures enacted by an individual state.

    The measure, which Gov. Nathan Deal inked about a month after it cleared the Republican-dominated Georgia Legislature, allows law enforcement officers to ask about immigration status when questioning suspects in certain criminal investigations.

    HB 87 also imposes prison sentences of up to one year and fines of up to $1,000 for people who knowingly transport illegal immigrants during the commission of a crime. It also asserts that workers convicted of using fake identification to get jobs could be sentenced to 15 years in prison and fined $250,000.

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    Re: Georgia governor signs controversial anti-illegal immigration law

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    Georgia governor signs controversial anti-illegal immigration law - CNN.com

    Atlanta (CNN) -- Despite protests outside his office and boycott threats, Georgia's governor signed into law Friday one of the toughest anti-illegal immigration measures enacted by an individual state.

    The measure, which Gov. Nathan Deal inked about a month after it cleared the Republican-dominated Georgia Legislature, allows law enforcement officers to ask about immigration status when questioning suspects in certain criminal investigations.

    HB 87 also imposes prison sentences of up to one year and fines of up to $1,000 for people who knowingly transport illegal immigrants during the commission of a crime. It also asserts that workers convicted of using fake identification to get jobs could be sentenced to 15 years in prison and fined $250,000.

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    That's a good start.

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    Re: Georgia governor signs controversial anti-illegal immigration law

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    Georgia governor signs controversial anti-illegal immigration law - CNN.com

    Atlanta (CNN) -- Despite protests outside his office and boycott threats, Georgia's governor signed into law Friday one of the toughest anti-illegal immigration measures enacted by an individual state.

    The measure, which Gov. Nathan Deal inked about a month after it cleared the Republican-dominated Georgia Legislature, allows law enforcement officers to ask about immigration status when questioning suspects in certain criminal investigations.

    HB 87 also imposes prison sentences of up to one year and fines of up to $1,000 for people who knowingly transport illegal immigrants during the commission of a crime. It also asserts that workers convicted of using fake identification to get jobs could be sentenced to 15 years in prison and fined $250,000.

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    I am glad Georgia signed such a law. I will say the same thing that I said when Oklahoma enacted its anti-illegal immigration laws, hopefully other states follow suite.

    At the same time I am totally shocked that CNN actually called it a "anti-illegal immigration law" instead of "anti-immigration law.".This has to be a first for a liberal network regarding the illegal immigration issue.
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    Re: Georgia governor signs controversial anti-illegal immigration law

    Excellent News

    My county is the worst in the state by the numbers, and the numbers don't lie believe me. They basically took over all entry level jobs for high schoolers and made crime rates increase.
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    Re: Georgia governor signs controversial anti-illegal immigration law

    Get ready for the claims of Racism by those ignorant people who don't care about jobs or the cost of illegals to everyone.


    I suggest that everyone who understands the issues hold your ground and don't back off no matter how much the truly Anti-Americans call you names.


    The Constitution is clear in Article 4 Section 4: The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a Republican Form of Government, and shall protect each of them against Invasion; and on Application of the Legislature, or of the Executive (when the Legislature cannot be convened) against domestic Violence.


    Obama refused to live up to his oath of office and enforce the Law.

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    Re: Georgia governor signs controversial anti-illegal immigration law

    15 years for wanting to work, why not execution for smoking pot?

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    Re: Georgia governor signs controversial anti-illegal immigration law

    But does nothing to punish employers? missed opportunity.

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    Re: Georgia governor signs controversial anti-illegal immigration law

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    But does nothing to punish employers? missed opportunity.
    agreed...need to punish employers for hiring illegals is a definite must.

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    Re: Georgia governor signs controversial anti-illegal immigration law

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    But does nothing to punish employers? missed opportunity.
    Sometimes you got to take what you can get.
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    Re: Georgia governor signs controversial anti-illegal immigration law

    Quote Originally Posted by SE102 View Post
    15 years for wanting to work, why not execution for smoking pot?
    Tell that to the people who have had their ID's stolen and end up owing thousands of dollars to the IRS on unclaimed wages.

    Besides 15 years is the max and probably reserved for repeated offenders. 15 years on non violent crimes in the US equals about 3-4 years actual serve time if they behave.

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