When it was time for their deportation hearings, the children solemnly filed into the downtown Atlanta Immigration Court, slid into their seats and craned their necks so they could hear the translator at the front of the crowded courtroom.
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“I enjoyed my time with GPB,” Rogers said in a statement. “Our show had great ratings and my blog was the most widely read on the site. I look forward to my next challenge and wish the best for everyone at GPB.”
Chip Rogers, once a leading Republican lawmaker, landed a cushy job with Georgia Public Broadcasting after resigning from office.
Rogers, a Woodstock Republican, was elected to the Legislature in 2002 and rose to be one of the Senate’s most visible GOP leaders. He resigned in December 2012 after some high-profile missteps to take what he called a “dream” job with GPB that built on his background as a former television and radio reporter.