Professor Motomura Comments on Georgia's Push to Enforce State Immigration Law in Atlanta Journal-Constitution Article

​July 9, 2012 -- Professor Hiroshi Motomura commented on Georgia's push to enforce its immigration law in the wake of the Supreme Court decision on Arizona's similar anti-illegal immigration law. His comments appear in an Atlanta Journal-Constitution article.

Hiroshi Motomura, who teaches immigration and citizenship law at the University of California Los Angeles, said it would be prudent to keep Georgia's immigration status check law on hold while the Georgia Supreme Court construes it. He also offered a prediction on how the appeals court could act in the wake of the Supreme Court's ruling.
"The Supreme Court came out — in its general approach — extremely strongly in favor of federal supremacy and federal control over immigration," he said. "That is going to set the tone for what the 11th Circuit does."

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