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Legislators and Community Groups Call for Economic Considerations for Immigrant Law

Concerns are raised about potential negative impact on Georgia’s economy

ATLANTA (December 16, 2010) – Anticipated legislative proposals from the Georgia General Assembly’s Joint Legislative Committee on Immigration Reform are raising serious concerns about the impact on Georgia’s fragile economic recovery outlook.  In the face of Congressional failure to address immigration reform, the threat of job killing measures such as those that passed in Arizona loom over the upcoming legislative session.  Sen. Nan Orrock (D-Atlanta) and Rep. Virgil Fludd (D-Tyrone) call for comprehensive hearings that will look at the problem and demand a solution to protect Georgia’s security and economic recovery.

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