Conflict & Justice

Immigrants Take Taxis to Avoid Deportation in Georgia

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Anchor Marco Werman talks to taxi driver Maria Romero in Gainesville, Georgia. Romero's cab company offers flat rates to immigrant workers—many of them illegal—on their work commute. A new law in Georgia allows police officers to check drivers' immigration status during routine road side checks.

  • Taxi driver Maria Romero (BBC Video)

  • Illegal immigrants take taxis to avoid deportation (BBC)

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