Category: Immigration

2022 Policy Priorities

The Georgia Budget and Policy Institute’s goal is to shine a light on people-first policies that help all Georgians share in the state’s prosperity. These are the policy priorities GBPI will track during 2022. Many are part of our People-Powered Prosperity campaign.

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Breaking Down the Federal Recovery Proposal

The recovery legislation taking shape in the House of Representatives will allow our families and our economy to achieve our long-term potential by reducing longstanding racial and economic inequity. It expands opportunity, creates jobs, lowers the costs of health care

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Provisions in the American Families Plan

President Joe Biden recently unveiled his American Families Plan, which, along with his American Jobs Plan, form the basis of his recovery agenda during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. The purpose of these plans is to address inequities faced by

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Green-Light Georgia Driver’s Licenses for All Immigrants

    Key Takeaways: Expanded access to a driver’s card promotes family unity and enhances road safety. GBPI projects that approximately 165,000 Georgia immigrants could benefit from expanded access to driving privileges. During the first three years of implementation, the

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To A Healthy, Prosperous New Year

Today marks the end of 2020, and I know we all are breathing a sigh of relief as 2021 is a sunrise away. As I reflect on this past year and everything that has tested us, feelings of fear, loss

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Immigration Primer

  Executive Summary The U.S. immigration system is complex and difficult to navigate. Newcomers migrate to this country and to states like Georgia seeking to reunite with family, pursue new employment opportunities or flee persecution and violence in their home

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2021 Policy Priorities

The Georgia Budget and Policy Institute’s goal is to shine a light on people-first policies that help all Georgians share in the state’s prosperity. These are the policy priorities GBPI will track during 2021. Many are part of our People-Powered Prosperity campaign.

Read More »

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