Two Georgia activists who stand on polar opposites regarding illegal immigration released statements on Trump administration instructions issued yesterday by the Department of Homeland Security. One of the memos is titled “Enforcement of the Immigration Laws to Serve the National Interest” and another one is “Implementing the President’s Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements Policies,” which provides guidance to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Border Patrol on how to execute President Donald Trump’s Jan. 25 executive orders.read more
By Randy Evans –
Until President Donald Trump pledged to “totally destroy” the Johnson Amendment, most Americans (except a few well-informed church leaders and tax lawyers) had no idea what he was talking about. After all, the law has apparently never been enforced or even discussed to any significant degree.
By Hastings Wyman –
Gov. Mary Fallin (R) is finishing her second-term and will be term-limited in 2018. An open seat for governor is always a plum, easier to win than challenging an incumbent, with all the built-in advantages that a state’s CEO enjoys.
The Georgia Department of Driver Services liaison to the General Assembly, Michael Mitchell, is locked in a battle with the Dustin Inman Society’s D.A. King. The issue? Mitchell has been telling state lawmakers that illegal aliens are not getting Georgia drivers licenses. King flatly says: “That is not true” and adds documentation from former Attorney General Sam Olens: It has been happening since mid-2012.
The battle against predatory pay-day lenders is not a new issue in Georgia, but recently-appointed Attorney General Chris Carr may have just won the war. A settlement between the state and online lending companies Western Sky Financial, CashCall, and other affiliates has resulted in $40 million going back into the pockets of Georgians who fell victim to the schemes. \
By Louis Nelson (Politico) –
The executive powers of President Donald Trump are not above judicial review, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday, offering gentle pushback that followed assertions from White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller that federal judges overstepped their bounds by blocking one of Trump’s controversial executive orders on immigration.
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