FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Top News

Georgia Passes Immigration Reform Law

May 19, 2011  | 

Georgia has passed an immigration reform law similar to Arizona's SB 1070 that empowered that state's local law enforcement officers to check the immigration status of criminal suspects they believed were in the country illegally.

To help Georgia's law avoid the same fate as Arizona's law, which has been blocked by a federal judge, Gov. Nathan Deal has said the state is trying to work with the federal government to enforce the nation's immigration laws.

Georgia's "Illegal Immigration Reform and Enforcement Act of 2011" requires employers to use the federal E-Verify system to confirm the legal status of new hires. It also includes provisions on new training for police officers and sheriff's deputies to implement the law, as well as additional funding to counties for confinement of state inmates.

Georgia has the nation's sixth highest population of illegal immigrants.

Source: American City and County

Tags: Illegal Immigration, Georgia Immigration Law of 2011


Comments (2)

Displaying 1 - 2 of 2

sabrina @ 5/20/2011 10:38 AM

this is bull shit do u know how many families u gonna mess up this is crazy yall just mad cause they will work there ass off and all the rest of us wont so why try to deport them when they are just makin it better down here we wouldnt have half the stuff we do now if it wasnt for them

Lyle Dittman @ 4/18/2014 7:29 AM

In 1996, Congress expanded the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) to include violations of federal immigration law.1 While this expansion may not have received much publicity, it could potentially change the face of U.S. immigration law enforcement. Under the new RICO provisions, a violation of certain provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) meets the definition of racketeering activity, also known as a "predicate offense,"2 and an entity that engages in a pattern of racketeering activity for financial gain can be held both criminally and civilly liable.3 Among other things, the INA makes it unlawful to encourage illegal immigration or employ illegal aliens,4 which violations were included as predicate offenses under RICO.

Mohawk Industries Settles RICO Illegal Aliens Class Action, Must Pay $18 Million To American Workers!
By Joe Guzzardi

In a victory for all American workers who have been displaced by illegal aliens

Join the Discussion





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

Cop Killer Suspect Eric Frein in Custody in Pennsylvania
After nearly seven weeks on the run, suspected cop killer Eric Matthew Frein is in...
Video: Ohio Pursuit Ends When Suspect Crashes into Bar
Newly released police dash camera video from an Avon, Ohio, police cruiser shows a chase...
Anti-Violence Organizers Charged with Severely Beating Man
Two western Pennsylvania community organizers with a local Stop the Violence group have...
Halloween Canceled in Northeastern Pennsylvania Mountains Because of Frein Manhunt
The ongoing manhunt in northeastern Pennsylvania for the suspect in the deadly state...
Holder Pressures Ferguson PD for "Wholesale Change"
Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday that there was a need for “wholesale change”...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine