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Ga. Lawmakers Grapple Over Immigration Bill Provision

Law360 (April 12, 2011, 7:14 PM EDT) -- The Georgia House of Representatives approved revamped immigration legislation on Tuesday that requires certain private employers to verify their new workers' immigration status, a day after the state Senate stripped this provision from its own version of the bill.

The Georgia House voted 115-59 to pass House Bill 87, which shares many features with the controversial 2010 Arizona immigration law and includes the requirement that private employers with more than 10 workers verify their workers' immigration status using the federal E-Verify database, despite the Senate approving...
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