Georgia’s Governor Deal proposed that the 11,000 openings — which, he suggested, should be filled with some of the state’s 100,000 ex-convicts, about 25% of whom are unemployed.
However, a few weeks ago, in a documentary of a local television station, several ex-convicts, and the reporters were trying to work for a day in the cucumber fields and they declared it was one of the most difficult jobs they have ever done. How realistic the Governor’s plan to protect Georgia’s agriculture industry from the predictable effects of enacting one of the harshest immigration laws in the nation (the law took effect July 1, 2011) is yet to be seen. Please click here to the entire article from Time Magazine.
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Raluca was born in Romania and immigrated to the United States in her 20s with her husband and two suitcases. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Romania and a JD at the University of Georgia. Her law practice focuses on Immigration, Estate Planning, and Business Law. Raluca brings a unique perspective and empathy when working with her clients due to her own path toward obtaining her United States citizenship. She enjoys spending time with her husband and three children when not working.
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Raluca L. Hanea, Esq.
Hanea Law Firm
132A Hurricane Shoals Rd. NE Lawrenceville, GA 30046