Georgia enacts comprehensive ban on illegal immigration:

Bill: HB 87 (PDF)

Modeled after Arizona’s SB1070 and signed into law by Gov. Nathan Deal in 2011, Georgia’s Illegal Immigration Reform and Enforcement Act of 2011 requires private employers to use employment eligibility verification system, provides for the investigation of illegal alien status, and authorizes law enforcement officers to enforce federal immigration laws.

Also: “Georgia governor signs Arizona-style immigration bill into law”

“Georgia approves tough immigration bill modeled after Arizona’s”

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