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Immigration reform: Georgia Senate resolution calls for policy changes – Savannah Morning News

Citing a “national crisis” at the U.S.-Mexico border, Georgia Senate Republicans took an unequivocal stance on immigration reform: build the wall. 

Senate Resolution 543, which passed in a 31-15 vote, explicitly ties federal immigration policies to a rise in fentanyl smuggling, despite federal data indicating that nearly 90% of people arrested on fentanyl trafficking charges are U.S. citizens.  

The resolution, which was authored by state Sen. Steve Gooch (R-Dahlonega), also cements Georgia’s support for Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s immigration policies, and calls for the federal government to reinstate two Trump-era immigration reforms that have since been overturned. 

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