Illegal Immigration

Former Atlanta Brave Chipper Jones throws out the ceremonial first pitch prior to the game against the Philadelphia Phillies during Opening Day at Turner Field on April 1, 2013 in Atlanta, Ga. (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Chipper Jones Apologizes For Tweeting Alligators Would Stop Illegal Immigration

Atlanta Braves legend Chipper Jones is apologizing for a tweet about illegal immigrants.

06/10/2013

File photo of a person working on a farm. (Photo by ORLANDO SIERRA/AFP/Getty Images)

Ga. Cutting Funding For Farming Visa Workers

After passing a law to crack down on illegal immigration, Georgia may eliminate a program meant to help farmers navigate the complicated process of getting visas for foreign laborers.

01/23/2013

Gabriela Saucedo Mercer (Credit: SaucedoMercer.com)

Opinion: AZ Republican: We Don’t Want Middle Easterners Here

Republican efforts to promote hatred across racial and religious lines are heating up this electoral season. They have found a new warrior to promote the cause in Arizona, Gabriela Saucedo Mercer. Mercer has questioned whether Middle Easterners should be in the US “either legally or illegally”.

08/29/2012

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Too Much Truth Recap: President Obama Announces New Immigration Plan

According to Yahoo.com, In a speech this afternoon in the Rose Garden, President Barack Obama explained his administration’s decision to allow as many as 800,000 young illegal immigrants to apply for temporary legal status and […]

WAOK-AM–06/15/2012

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Crossover Day Is Wednesday

ATLANTA (AP) – Issues including guns, illegal immigration and drug testing for unemployed Georgians seeking benefits are still on the table, but must be considered by at least one chamber of the Legislature by Wednesday […]

WAOK-AM–03/05/2012

File photo of University of Georgia football game. (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

University of Georgia To Continue Banning Illegal Immigrants From Enrolling

University of Georgia President Michael Adams said Thursday the campus will continue to follow a state policy banning illegal immigrants from enrolling despite a vote by faculty and staff calling for its repeal.

12/02/2011

U.S. Hispanic Population Grows 43 Percent In Last Decade

More Businesses Check Immigration Status

ATLANTA (AP) – In the past few months, the roster of companies in a revamped, voluntary immigration enforcement program offered by the federal government has expanded by nearly one-fifth. The rise in participants in the […]

WAOK-AM–11/16/2011

File photo of a fence marking the border between Nogales, Ariz., (left) and Nogales, Sonora Mexico. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Georgia Board Under Fire Over Illegal Immigrant College Acceptance Policy

The Georgia Board of Regents has come under fire for a policy adopted last year that would give state colleges and universities the ability to reject student applicants if they are undocumented citizens.

11/10/2011

Undocumented Immigrants Await Deportation At Arizona Detention Centers

Feds Target Thousands for Deportation

More than 1,200 state prisoners are being targeted by federal immigration authorities for possible deportation due to their strain on Georgia’s prisons and other taxpayer-funded resources. Documents attained under Georgia’s Open Records Act show that […]

WAOK-AM–10/29/2011

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Students Protest for Illegal Immigrant Education

Atlanta (AP)- A group of students have been detained by Atlanta police after committing what police say is an act of civil disobedience to bring attention to rights for illegal immigrants. The eight students sat in the […]

WAOK-AM–04/06/2011

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