A civil rights coalition will begin monitoring 28 jurisdictions after a federal judge ruled that Georgia law enforcement can ask a person to prove their legal status. Immigration advocates want to make sure officers don’t go beyond the letter of the law.
A judge is considering whether to block Georgia's new law that bans abortions after 20 weeks from taking effect January 1. The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia filed a lawsuit on behalf of three obstetricians challenging the law's constitutionality.
University System of Georgia officials say, President Obama’s immigration order in June won’t change anything for undocumented students now barred from the state’s top colleges. But some immigration attorneys disagree.
The American Civil Liberties Union will help the Ku Klux Klan in its bid to join Georgia's highway cleanup program as a legal fight looms. ACLU of Georgia Executive Director Debbie Seagraves tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the civil rights group will assist the Klan in its battle with the state. The International Keystone Knights of the KKK applied to join the "Adopt-A-Highway" program along part of Route 515 in the north Georgia mountains.
The Ku Klux Klan wants to “adopt” a stretch of highway in North Georgia to clean up litter. The Georgia Department of Transportation is deciding whether to grant the controversial group’s application amid concerns about freedom of speech.
A federal judge heard arguments on a request by civil liberties groups to block Georgia's law cracking down on illegal immigration from taking effect until a legal challenge has been resolved, but said he would not make an immediate ruling.