Georgia legislature passes Arizona-style immigration bill

[JURIST] The Georgia General Assembly [official website] passed an Arizona-style immigration bill [HB 87 text; materials] on Thursday that requires police to check the immigration [JURIST news archive] status of anyone they have probable cause to believe has committed a criminal offense and requires businesses to use E-Verify [official website] to check the immigration status of potential employees. The bill also creates a new criminal offense of "aggravated identity fraud" which applies to anyone using fraudulent identifying information to obtain…

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