Georgia's new immigration law is affecting businesses beyond those in agriculture and other industries that rely on immigrant labor. Shops catering to Hispanics say, their customer base is drying up, leaving them worried about their future. One such store owner says, she might close up shop -- leaving her town with one more shuttered small business.
In response to criticism from some state lawmakers, the state University Board of Regents says undocumented students are allowed to attend Georgia’s public colleges and universities. 14 state senators sent a letter to the Regents this week saying it’s against the law to admit undocumented students into state schools.