Tue., May 8, 2012 10:00am
Federal authorities have agreed to allow an illegal immigrant college student whose case sparked a broader debate on illegal immigration in Georgia to remain in the country another year.
Thu., November 17, 2011 4:37pm
Activists plan protest at Stewart Detention Center. Georgia Detention Watch is calling for the facility's closure. The prison has 2,000 detainees and the nation's highest deportation rate.
Wed., June 8, 2011 5:46pm
Georgia's new immigration law is affecting businesses beyond those in agriculture and other industries that rely on immigrant labor. Shops catering to Hispanics say, their customer base is drying up, leaving them worried about their future. One such store owner says, she might close up shop -- leaving her town with one more shuttered small business.
Thu., November 18, 2010 11:00am
The legislation prefiled Wednesday by state Rep. Tom Rice would prohibit all of the university system's 35 schools from admitting illegal immigrants.
Wed., July 14, 2010 7:52pm
Officials with Georgia's public colleges and universities are looking into what do to with undocumented students.
Fri., June 18, 2010 4:17pm
In response to criticism from some state lawmakers, the state University Board of Regents says undocumented students are allowed to attend Georgia’s public colleges and universities. 14 state senators sent a letter to the Regents this week saying it’s against the law to admit undocumented students into state schools.