Immigration bills losing fervor?
The bloom is off the rose when it comes to cracking down on illegal immigration in Georgia. Two years after passing comprehensive legislation targeting illegal immigrants, the General Assembly is showing less enthusiasm for what has been a popular cause. When the annual Crossover Day deadline fell last week, only three of 11 immigration-related bills introduced this year had passed the House or Senate. Two others are resolutions and, thus, not subject to the Day 30 deadline. The other six, by missing the cutoff for bills to pass at least one legislative chamber, essentially are dead for the year.
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