Panel on ‘barriers’ to foreign-born solicits one-sided presentations
by D.A. King l August 25, 2021
“We have outdated barriers and regulations that are preventing people from contributing to the economy. Foreign-born people who worked with the U.S. military in Afghanistan in the military security system who can’t be police officers in their own community in Georgia because we have restrictive regulations in Georgia” was part of Lynch’s presentation.”… Here.
House committee on ‘barriers’ skips transparency, continues one-sided agenda
by D.A. King I Sept. 16, 2021
“The day’s recurring theme and complaints from some solicited witnesses was that Georgia’s purported over-regulation of the “foreign-born” reduces profits. Apparently, Georgia is over doing it in insuring qualified personnel for occupational licensing. As this writer mentioned last month in a report on the first committee meeting, there was a calculated effort to confuse foreign-born Americans and non-citizens.”
On his home turf, committee member Rep Kasey Carpenter (R- Dalton) injected his own view that that “licensing should become less and less important because the consumers are actually able to assess the, the, the, the individual.”… Here.
Solicited witnesses to House committee: Expand state government; relax immigration verification, reduce tuition for illegal aliens…
by D.A. King | Nov 3, 2021
“Proposals that will interest voters but omitted from scant media coverage of the committee agenda include a repeat of the call for changing state law so as to allow foreign law enforcement officers, international occupational licensing reciprocity along with yet another push to “relax” immigration status verification in Georgia’s occupational licensing process.
See also granting refugees “in-state” status for tuition purposes upon arrival. No waiting period.
Another change put forth by the “expert witnesses” was reducing the educational period to become a medical doctor by two years, student loan forgiveness for foreign medical students and “relaxing the immigration issues for foreign medical graduates.”… Here.