Doctors' And Nurses' Licenses Snagged By New Immigration Law In Georgia

WABE's Jim Burress, working in collaboration with Kaiser Health News and NPR, reports: "Hundreds of health care workers in Georgia are losing their licenses to practice because of a problem created by a new immigration law in the state. The law requires everyone – no matter where they were born – to prove their citizenship or legal residency as they renew their professional licenses. But with too few staff to process the extra paperwork, licenses for doctors, nurses, pharmacists and other health workers are expiring" (Burress, 11/12). Read the story.

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