Civil Rights & Immigration

U.S. Supreme Court to hear LGBTQ rights cases on Tuesday

WASHINGTON -- Can employers legally fire people simply because they’re gay, lesbian or transgender? That is the question at the crux of a trio of...

ACLU to argue against anti-abortion law in Atlanta federal court today

Oral arguments in a lawsuit seeking to stop a controversial law banning most abortions in Georgia from being implemented start Monday morning in federal...

Dalton ‘Dreamer’ hopes court ruling lets him stay in adopted hometown

September marks not only the start of football season, but the start of the school year for many Georgians. Students from all walks of...

ICE plans to build housing replica at Ft. Benning for urban...

A poorly redacted document has revealed that Immigration and Customs Enforcement is planning to build a “hyper realistic” depiction of a “city in Arizona”...

‘Dreamers’ in limbo for two years now eye fall U.S. Supreme...

Christian Olvera remembers racing with his brother, Bernie, to see if the mailbox at their Dalton home held the papers that conferred a sense...

Fear of Trump rules could spur Ga. residents to drop health,...

When the Trump administration first proposed a rule last year to prevent poor immigrants from staying in the United States, advocacy groups in Georgia...

Poultry workers fled Gainesville plants last week amid rumors of ICE...

Rumors of a roundup by federal immigration authorities at poultry plants in Gainesville late last week sent scores of workers fleeing their jobs and...

Feds shelve plans to house migrant children in SW metro Atlanta

Plans to open a facility in Atlanta to house about 500 migrant children who enter the United States without parents or legal guardians have...

ICE audits of Georgia businesses spike this summer

Businesses in Georgia and across the country are receiving more scrutiny to determine if they employ undocumented workers, according to local immigration attorneys and...

State senator breaks with his crowd on immigration

Amid a tense political climate surrounding immigration, a conservative north Georgia lawmaker offered glowing words about his Latino constituents during an event Tuesday in...
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