In 2011, I was a co-sponsor of Georgia’s tough anti-illegal immigration bill (HB 87), and as Georgia House Majority Whip worked with my colleagues for its successful passage. With this experience, I recognize numerous flaws in the U.S. Senate’s immigration proposal with the four most prominent being the following:
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An economy that sent more people to the workforce instead of the classroom, tougher requirements for financial aid, and a higher bar for admissions are among the factors that contributed to a drop in enrollment at the state’s public colleges and universities for the second year in a row.