Civil Rights & Immigration

Bipartisan push to reform or repeal state citizen’s arrest law expected

Momentum is building to reform Georgia's citizen’s arrest law, which is steeped in racist history, with key lawmakers and advocates saying they're optimistic state...

Plan returns to extend lower in-state college tuition rate to DACA...

Marisol Estrada learned she was undocumented when she applied for her first high school job. She ran to the internet to try to understand...

John Lewis Voting Rights Act could thwart state plans to ...

The late Rep. John Lewis still looms large over Georgia politics. One of the state’s new senators, Jon Ossoff, worked as Lewis’ intern and kicked...

Biden immigration overhaul could set 11M people on path to citizenship

This post was update 7:45 p.m. Jan. 21 to include Georgia reaction. WASHINGTON—President Joe Biden is poised to send a sweeping immigration reform bill to...

Warnock makes case for minimum wage hike during King Day service

Days before he is set to be sworn in as Georgia's first Black U.S. senator, the Rev. Raphael Warnock drew on the legacy of...

Republican praise of Martin Luther King will sound even more hollow...

There’s a long list of Republicans who ought not part their lips this holiday weekend to praise Martin Luther King Jr., to quote from...

King’s words echo in state Capitol as ceremony heralds holiday memorials

Georgia's top political leaders said Martin Luther King Jr.’s messages from six decades ago still resonate loudly in a tumultuous time of a deadly...

Ga. lawmakers want John Lewis bust to replace Confederate at U.S....

A bipartisan resolution in the Georgia legislature could send a statue of the late civil rights icon Congressman John Lewis to the U.S. Capitol's...

Georgians Are Eager For Immigration Reform

In November and again last week, Georgia's diverse electorate delivered a mandate for transformative solutions to build a vibrant and healthy country which includes...

Georgia Democrats, GOP court Latino voters ahead of U.S. Senate runoff

Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro spent Monday and Tuesday in Georgia working to drum up Latino voter support for Democratic Senate...
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