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Despite state law, Georgia Department of Public Safety not 287(g) authorized

Despite state law, Georgia Department of Public Safety not 287(g) authorized

By: D.A. King State law requires DPS agreement with ICE and ten officers to be trained annually Updated in 2011, Georgia law requires the Department of Public Safety (DPS) to negotiate an agreement with ICE to be 287(g) authorized and to designate no fewer than ten peace officers to be trained for the program – […] Read More

Restricted Latino Group: State E-Verify law a burden for illegal aliens – should be “reduced”

Restricted Latino Group: State E-Verify law a burden for illegal aliens – should be “reduced”

By: D.A. King  From the “that’s pretty much the point” department: Georgia’s E-Verify law represents a challenge for illegal aliens who want to open a business and be more visible in Georgia. This critical analysis from the executive director and founder of an ethnic-based Decatur group supported by Coca-Cola, Georgia Power and UGA’s Small Business Development […] Read More

Gov Kemp Appoints Replacement Insurance Commissioner with Ties to Anti-enforcement Immigration Lobbying Group, GALEO

Gov Kemp Appoints Replacement Insurance Commissioner with Ties to Anti-enforcement Immigration Lobbying Group, GALEO

By: D.A. King Last week, Georgia Republican Governor, Brian Kemp, announced his appointment of a metro-Atlanta police chief, John King, to be the replacement for the now-suspended elected Insurance Commissioner, Jim Beck. In Georgia, Insurance Commissioner is a statewide, constitutional office. Jerry Gonzalez, Executive Director of the corporate-funded, anti-enforcement lobbyist group, GALEO, was quick to send […] Read More

Speaker Ralston Announces Signing of  Georgia’s Heartbeat Bill (HB 481)

Speaker Ralston Announces Signing of Georgia’s Heartbeat Bill (HB 481)

Speaker David Ralston PRESS RELEASE Speaker Ralston Announces Signing of Georgia’s Heartbeat Bill (HB 481) ATLANTA – Today, Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) joined Governor Brian Kemp as he signed HB 481, the LIFE Act commonly known as the “Heartbeat Bill,” into law at the State Capitol. HB 481 prohibits abortion when an unborn child has […] Read More

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