Georgia Panel Empowered for Immigration Crackdown

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Jul 19, 2011 10:02 AM
Georgia mayors, county commissioners and even business-license clerks may face $5,000 fines from a panel of state-sanctioned volunteers empowered to investigate complaints about compliance with a new immigration law.

The board will be able to subpoena witnesses and strip funding from public bodies it finds have violated the law and levy fines against governments and individuals.