Georgia lawmakers pass Arizona-style immigration law
April 15th, 2011
10:23 AM ET
3 years ago

Georgia lawmakers pass Arizona-style immigration law

Atlanta (CNN) – Unmoved by threats of boycotts and lawsuits, the Georgia Legislature has joined Arizona in passing what may be one of the nation's toughest anti-illegal immigration laws.

The Republican-dominated state House and Senate passed House Bill 87 Thursday during the final hours of the 2011 Georgia General Assembly. Georgia GOP Gov. Nathan Deal intends to sign the bill into law, his spokesman, Brian Robinson, said Friday.

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