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Ruling: South Carolina's 'Papers Please' Provision Moves Forward

Ruling: South Carolina’s ‘Papers Please’ Provision Moves Forward

by Julianne Hing on November 16 2012, 10:26AM

But the ruling leaves the door open for future legal challenges to the provision.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, SB 1070 Copycats

Georgia's Statewide Undocumented Students College Ban Fails

Georgia’s Statewide Undocumented Students College Ban Fails

by Julianne Hing on March 30 2012, 3:18PM

The bill, which also included HB 56-like provisions that would have blocked immigrants’ access to basic utilities, died.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, SB 1070 Copycats

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal Signs SB 1070-Inspired Enforcement Law

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal Signs SB 1070-Inspired Enforcement Law

by Julianne Hing on May 13 2011, 1:53PM

Opponents say that the new law is an attack on immigrant communities which vilifies the state’s immigrants, regardless of their status

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070, Immigration, SB 1070 Copycats

A Year After SB 1070, the Deportation Pipeline Still Begins in Washington

A Year After SB 1070, the Deportation Pipeline Still Begins in Washington

by Seth Freed Wessler on April 25 2011, 10:52AM

From Arizona to Georgia, states are vying to make draconian policy. But the feds still set the rules that are deporting a record number of people.

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070, Immigration, SB 1070 Copycats

Welcome to the Wild, Wild South: Georgia Passes SB 1070 Copycat Bill

Welcome to the Wild, Wild South: Georgia Passes SB 1070 Copycat Bill

by Seth Freed Wessler on April 15 2011, 1:23PM

All eyes now move to a small handful of other states where similar bills may still pass.

Topics: Immigration, SB 1070 Copycats

Arizona SB 1070 Copycats Fall Flat in Most State Legislatures Infographic

Arizona SB 1070 Copycats Fall Flat in Most State Legislatures

by Seth Freed Wessler on March 31 2011, 12:37PM

Nearly half of the bills have died, and many of the remaining are expected to fail as well. But all eyes are on Georgia as the potential next Arizona.

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070, Immigration, SB 1070 Copycats