Federal judge blocks Georgia immigration law

[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the Northern District of Georgia [official website] on Monday blocked [order, PDF] two sections of the state’s controversial immigration bill [HB 87 text] that was signed into law last month [JURIST report]. Judge Thomas Thrash issued a preliminary injunction at the request of the plaintiffs, including the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the National Immigration Law Center (NILC) [advocacy websites] and other rights groups, which filed a motion for preliminary injunction…

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