08/22/2012

'Show me your papers' upheld by Ga. court

Federal appeals court allows Ga. to enforce key part of immigration law

By Jeremy Redmon
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

ATLANTA, Ga. — A federal appeals court in Atlanta ruled Monday that Georgia could soon start enforcing a key part of its sweeping immigration law, empowering state and local police to investigate the immigration status of suspects and take illegal immigrants to jail.