June 28, 2017

IERB Open records request sent to Central Georgia Technical College- Re; adult education – *updated with response

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* Added 6 July, 2017: Response HERE

June 28, 2017

Open records request

To: Brown, Brenda
VP for Adult Education
(478) 218-3288
Or, whom it may concern at Central Georgia Technical College:

Please regard this as my official request for public records.

Please send me copies of the eligibility affidavits collected from the adult education students who attended the English learners classes detailed in this Macon Telegraph news report as required in OCGA 50-36-1. Also please send me copies of the secure and verifiable ID presented at application or registration that were collected from the adult education students.

“(f) (1) Except as provided in subsection (g) of this Code section, an agency or political subdivision providing or administering a public benefit shall require every applicant for such benefit to:

(A) Provide at least one secure and verifiable document, as defined in Code Section 50-36-2, or a copy or facsimile of such document. Any document required by this subparagraph may be submitted by or on behalf of the applicant at any time within nine months prior to the date of application so long as the document remains valid through the licensing or approval period or such other period for which the applicant is applying to receive a public benefit; and

(B) Execute a signed and sworn affidavit verifying the applicant’s lawful presence in the United States under federal immigration law; provided, however, that if the applicant is younger than 18 years of age at the time of the application, he or she shall execute the affidavit required by this subparagraph within 30 days after his or her eighteenth birthday. Such affidavit shall affirm that:

(i) The applicant is a United States citizen or legal permanent resident 18 years of age or older; or

(ii) The applicant is a qualified alien or nonimmigrant under the federal Immigration and Nationality Act, Title 8 U.S.C., 18 years of age or older lawfully present in the United States and provide the applicant’s alien number issued by the Department of Homeland Security or other federal immigration agency.

(2) The state auditor shall create affidavits for use under this subsection and shall keep a current version of such affidavits on the Department of Audits and Accounts’ official website.”

Please send copies with dates of January 1, 2015 – June 28, 2017. Please include classes conducted on all campuses and copies of student applications, registration forms and/or sign-in sheets.

Also, please send me a copy of the SAVE MOA between Central Georgia Technical College and USCIS also required in OCGA 50-36-1.

Please contact me with any questions.

Thank you,

D.A. King

Marietta, Ga. 30066