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Laws selectively enforced

...invites tyranny. In 1986 President Reagan agreed to amnesty for 2.5 million illegal aliens in exchange for a tough immigration law. The law never was well-enforced. The result is tens of millions of illegal aliens in our country today. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-11-05/laws-selectively-enforce
S.C. unit that probes illegal immigration-related cases claims success

...not say how many arrests the unit has made.Modeled in part on similar Arizona legislation, South Carolina's tough immigration law has been in the news since it was passed by state lawmakers last year. The federal government sued in late 2011...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-10-24/sc-unit-probes-illegal
Appeals court: Georgia law enforcement can verify immigration status under 2011 law

...policy must be steered by the federal government.The appeals court also ruled Monday that part of Alabama's tough immigration law that ordered public schools to check the citizenship status of new students was unconstitutional. It said police...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-08-20/appeals-court-georgia-law-enf
Rants & Raves

...shoots a rival and gets 10 years. Judge Overstreet strikes again. SOUTH CAROLINA, please hurry up and pass a tough immigration law like Georgia did. North Augusta is completely overrun with illegals. ACCOLADES TO Dr. Wayne Frazier, principal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-02-23/rants-raves-0
Perdue makes pledge of no retirement taxes

...Perdue said. He accused Mr. Taylor of remaining "stone, cold silent" during the debate over the state's tough immigration law earlier this year. Mr. Perdue's first two years in office were marked by deep budget cuts as the state's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/09/14/met_96618.shtml
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Alabama reconsiders tough immigration law

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Alabama Republicans who pushed through the nation's toughest law against illegal immigrants are having second thoughts amid a backlash from big business.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-12-08/alabama-reconsiders-tough-imm
Barnes, Democrats back Arizona on immigration

...sponsored by WSB-TV on Friday.Barnes said he opposes the Obama administration's decision to sue Arizona over its tough immigration law.The former governor said state officials are already enforcing some federal laws, a key element of the Arizona...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2010-07
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Farmers, restaurant owners say Georgia immigration law hurting business

...Association."Georgia's fruit and vegetable economy has become the poster child of what can happen when you have a tough immigration law without an adequate guest-worker program," said association spokesman Charles Hall.He favors expanding the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-11-19/farmers-restaurant-owners-sa
Immigration measure passes Georgia Legislature

...debate coincides with a federal appeals court decision Monday to uphold a stay blocking major parts of Arizona's tough immigration law. Ramsey has said the language in his bill differs significantly from Arizona's and that he is confident it will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-04-15/immigration-measure-passes-ge
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States and immigration

...to be flight risks and impoundment of vehicles being driven by unlicensed, uninsured drivers (most often illegal immigrants). We encourage South Carolina to become the first state to pass a tough immigration law - and Georgia the second.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/07/op_324728.shtml
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