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Friday, May 13, 2011

Gov. Deal signs controversial anti-illegal immigration legislation

In late March, thousands rallied in opposition to HB 87.

It's official: Governor Nathan Deal has signed into law HB 87, Georgia's controversial Arizona-style, anti-illegal immigration legislation.

You can read the "Illegal Immigration Reform and Enforcement Act of 2011" — which encourages police to check suspects' immigration status and mandates that employers verify the status of new hires — in its entirety here.

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