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The state of Georgia has asked a full federal appeals court to reconsider a decision on the state's tough law targeting illegal immigration.
Georgia announced Tuesday that it is switching immediately to single-drug executions from a three-drug combination, following the lead of several other states even as a death row case loomed.
State lawmakers will take another look at an immigration law that has been targeted as a detriment to Georgia's agriculture industry.
Atlanta protesters plan to continue their attempts to get Wall Street’s attention by hosting rallies and camping out downtown.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, calling it "a rather historic moment," on Friday signed a bill that cracks down on illegal immigration in the state by increasing some enforcement powers and requiring many employers to check the immigration status of new hires.
Hundreds rally Sunday at the Capitol to protest immigration legislation that Gov. Deal says he plans to sign into law. - Kate Brumback, The Associated Press
Lawmakers will wrap up this year's 40-day legislative session on Thursday debating one of their most politically divisive measures: House Bill 87.
Seven congressmen have asked the head of the federal immigration agency to explain why states with fewer illegal immigrants are getting a new enforcement program ahead of Georgia.