Advocates say the recent Obama administration policy change won't directly change a little-known visa program for young illegal immigrants, but it may make young illegal immigrants more comfortable coming forward for help.
A reporter for Georgia’s largest Spanish language newspaper is facing possible deportation back to El Salvador. Mario Guevara writes frequently about immigration, but now finds himself the subject of many of those same issues.
A reporter for Georgia's largest Spanish-language newspaper is facing deportation after a judge denied his application for asylum. An immigration judge last month denied his request for asylum and ordered him, his wife and his daughter to leave the country within 60 days.
Monday’s Supreme Court ruling on Arizona’s immigration law is expected to resolve parts of Georgia’s immigration crackdown that are still tied up in court. But the High Court ruling does not clear up questions about another piece of the nation’s immigration debate. It’s an order Pres. Obama issued this month that will spare some young undocumented residents from deportation. The directive’s impact in Georgia is uncertain.
Some undocumented young people in Georgia remain skeptical about an order issued by Pres. Obama last week that could spare them from deportation. They say the government has reneged on similar reprieves in the past.
The U.S. Supreme Court will rule this month on Arizona’s immigration law. The decision will have an immediate impact on a similar Georgia law, which a federal court has blocked. But Georgia’s immigration dilemma will continue regardless of the court’s decision.