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Opinion: Romney Can’t Even Lead From Behind

The guy who passed health care reform in Massachusetts and vowed to repeal the Affordable Care Act can’t take a policy position on Obama’s executive order on immigration enforcement?

06/19/2012

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Broken Fence Could Lead To Illegal Immigrant’s Deportation

What started as a request for a local man to fix his broken fence could end with him being deported across the border, all the way to Guatemala.

04/06/2012

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Illegal Immigration Bill Bans Students From State Schools

ATLANTA -  (WAOK/AJC)  Illegal immigrants would be barred from attending all of Georgia’s 60 public colleges under a bill the Senate passed Monday.   If Senate Bill 458 becomes law, Georgia would join Alabama and South Carolina […]

WAOK-AM–03/05/2012

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President Obama Says He Has “Another 5 Years To Fix Immigration”

President Barack Obama  recently addressed the hispanic community and said that if he is re-elected, he will use that time to push for an overhaul of the U.S. immigration system. During his current term, the hispanic […]

WAOK-AM–02/23/2012

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Immigration Talk Expected In Next Legislative Session

Atlanta (AP) — Immigration was a dominant topic during the last legislative session in Georgia and while it’s likely to surface again when lawmakers return to the Capitol next month, it probably won’t take as […]

12/11/2011

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

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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Too Much Truth Recap: Is White Power Back on the Scene?

We had three main topics today that included a Jewelry theft in Forsyth County, an SAT cheating scandal, and Georgia Immigration Board Member Phil Kent who had alot to say about Multiculturalism in Georgia. Click […]

WAOK-AM–09/28/2011

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Governor Deal Suggests Probationers Fill Farm Jobs

Atlanta (WAOK)-Georgia’s new law cracking down on illegal immigration takes effect on July 1, but it’s effect is already being felt by state farmers.  Area farmers had already complained of a shortage in the labor force […]

WAOK-AM–06/15/2011

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Governor Deal Signs Immigration Bill into Law

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Gov. Nathan Deal finally signed the immigration legislation passed by the General Assembly into law on Friday making Georgia one of the  toughest states in the nation in dealing with immigration enforcement. The signing […]

WAOK-AM–05/13/2011

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