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February 15, 2006

A Nasty Immigration Bill in Georgia

The Georgia House has passed a bill to impose a fee on illegal immigrants' wire transfers home.

Even some Republicans who don't like immigration see this bill as abusive:

[State Rep. Austin Scott (R-Tifton)] said he believes Rice’s bill would “tax people who are doing the best they can to provide for their families.

“I’ve got a moral problem with that,” he said.

Posted by Nathan at February 15, 2006 09:11 AM