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Support Adult English Language Education to Invest in Future

One in five Georgia children lives with at least one immigrant parent and nearly half of immigrants in Georgia struggle to speak English. When...
Underfunded English training programs limiting Georgia's workforce

Underfunded English Training Limits Contribution from Georgia’s College-Educated Immigrants

The strength of Georgia’s workforce is undermined by a lack of funding for English language programs. About 55,000 immigrants in Georgia hold a bachelor’s...

Immigrant ID Bills Amount to $1 Million in Waste

One Senate bill and two House bills threaten to waste more than $1 million in state taxpayer dollars to change driver’s license and identification...
2018 Fiscal Year Budget for Human Services

Overview: 2018 Fiscal Year Budget for Human Services

Services for Children and Older Adults Get Substantial Boost Gov. Nathan Deal’s proposed $732 million Department of Human Services 2018 budget takes another significant step...
Hunger Risk for 21,000 Georgians

Hunger Risk for 21,100 Georgians in New Year

People in about one in seven Georgia households struggle with hunger, which often leads to costly health complications, lower energy levels and a diminished...