Georgia’s local governments aligned closely with the federal government’s system of immigration enforcement over the past decade, especially in some rapidly diversifying counties around metro Atlanta. Beyond adhering to mandatory federal laws, this includes embracing voluntary practices designed solely to
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The Trump administration appears likely to propose a change to longstanding immigration rules that could lead immigrants lawfully in the U.S. and their U.S. citizen children to forgo critical benefits such as health coverage and food assistance. Proposed revisions to
Nearly one in 10 Georgians today was born outside the United States and one in five under 18 has at least one immigrant parent. Our immigrant neighbors worship alongside us, teach our children, volunteer in our communities, care for our
Undocumented immigrants in Georgia pay a significant share of state and local taxes each year and providing those families a path to legal status can increase their tax payments even more. That’s the key takeaway from a new analysis from
Undocumented immigrants in Georgia annually contribute an estimated $407 million in state and local taxes. This fact sheet provides an updated estimate for the 2006 Georgia Budget & Policy Institute report. Download the PDF.
Undocumented immigrants in Georgia annually contribute an estimated $407 million in state and local taxes.