Georgia’s Immigration Law to be Revisited in Federal Appeals Court

July 16, 2012

In March of this year, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals put a challenge to Georgia’s immigration law on hold, pending the U.S. Supreme Court’s determination on the constitutionality of Arizona’s immigration law. Last month, the Supreme Court struck down three of the four provisions in Arizona’s law, upholding the most controversial part of the…

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Georgia Immigration Bill “SB 458” Targets Education

March 19, 2012

Last May, we reported on our Blog about Georgia’s immigration law House Bill 87. The state now seems to want to take things a step further with Senate Bill 458 (“SB 458”). State Senator Barry Loudermilk (R-Cassville), the sponsor of SB 458, is saying that college spots are being taken away from Americans and legal…

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Caterpillar Strikes Deal to Build Georgia Plan

February 21, 2012

Caterpillar Inc. said it chose a site near Athens, Georgia, for a new $200 million factory that will employ about 1,400 people and make construction equipment currently produced in Sagami, Japan. The selection came after the Peoria, Illinois, maker of heavy equipment reviewed proposals from “more than 100 communities in three dozen states plus Canada…

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U.S. District Court Judge Blocks Georgia Immigration Law

June 28, 2011

On May 18, we reported on our blog about the controversial immigration bill which Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed into law. The law was scheduled to go into effect this Friday. On Monday, however, U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Thrash blocked the anti-immigration law from taking effect until a lawsuit by the Civil Liberties Group…

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Georgia Governor Signs Controversial Immigration Bill into Law

May 18, 2011

We previously reported on our blog about the Arizona-style immigration bill that was passed in the Georgia House. Last Friday, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed the immigration bill into law. House Bill 87 gives police authority to question suspects about their immigration status. The law also requires many private employers to check the immigration status…

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Georgia House Passes Arizona-style Immigration Bill

April 19, 2011

An Arizona-style immigration bill passed in the Georgia House by a vote of 112 to 59 last Thursday. Following the passage of the controversial bill, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal said he would sign such a bill into law. The passage of such a law would throw Georgia into the center of the national debate over…

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Georgia: Voter ID law upheld

March 7, 2011

Georgia’s top court has upheld a state law that requires voters to show photo identification before they cast ballots today on March 7, 2011. The Georgia Supreme Court’s clear decision (it was a 6:1 vote) is the latest court ruling to conclude that the rules are constitutional. The decision found the 2006 law was a…

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Gesetzesentwurf in Georgia: Todesstrafe für illegale Abteibungen?

March 4, 2011

Im US-Bundesstaat Georgia will ein republikanischer Abgeordneter Frauen für illegale Abtreibungen mit dem Tod oder lebenslanger Haft bestrafen lassen. Auch Fehlgeburten sollen geahndet werden – falls “menschliches Zutun” im Spiel war. Hamburg (Spiegel Online) – Das Thema Schwangerschaftsabbruch polarisiert Amerika. Dass die aufgeheizte Situation sich über die Jahre keineswegs entspannt hat, zeigt ein absurd wirkender,…

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Every Vote Counts!

October 22, 2010

Can’t make it to the polls on Tuesday, November 2 to cast your vote? No problem! Early voting is open all over North Carolina and Georgia. NORTH CAROLINA This year’s midterm elections on Tuesday, November 2 will determine the outcome of a U.S. Senate race, all 13 North Carolina congressional seats, all North Carolina Senate…

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Wie deutsche Firmen Amerika grüner machen

April 18, 2010

Wie deutsche Firmen Amerika grüner machen stellt der Spiegel ganz nett vor. Dabei wird auf die Technologie hingewiesen, die aus Deutschland kommt und selbst Pläne von RWE in Georgia werden vorgestellt. Lesenswert! Viele Grüsse Reinhard von Hennigs law @ bdhlaw . net Best regards und viele Grüße aus Charlotte Reinhard von Hennigs

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