Civil Rights & Immigration

Bookman: Confederate monuments in high-profile places are an insult

For well over a century, a tall stone obelisk has stood unchallenged as a monument to white supremacy in the city square in Decatur,...

U.S. Supreme Court appears split as justices weigh landmark LGBTQ case

WASHINGTON – Key conservative justices on the U.S. Supreme Court appear open to the argument that federal law prohibits workplace discrimination based on sexual...

New U.S. citizens small in number, big on excitement for 2020...

Citizenship was a long time coming for Jeimy Soto Leon. She left Costa Rica in the summer of 2005 on a work visa to...

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...
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