Mon., August 20, 2012 5:21pm
A federal appeals court has ruled law enforcement in Georgia may verify the immigration status of criminal suspects who fail to produce proper identification.
Thu., July 19, 2012 7:04pm
A federal appeals court in Atlanta has upheld a lower court's decision to dismiss a lawsuit challenging a government program that allows local authorities to enforce federal immigration law.
Fri., July 6, 2012 4:01pm
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.
Fri., July 6, 2012 3:45pm
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.
Thu., July 5, 2012 2:43pm
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.
Thu., July 5, 2012 11:50am
The number of Mexican nationals seeking asylum in Georgia has increased since the state passed a law cracking down on illegal immigrants.
Tue., June 26, 2012 5:44pm
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.
Mon., June 25, 2012 5:44pm
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that parts of an Arizona immigration law are unconstitutional. The law is a model for a similar Georgia measure partly blocked by a federal court. The High Court ruling now means a federal court in Atlanta can rule on Georgia’s immigration law.
Mon., June 25, 2012 10:41am
The Supreme Court has struck down key provisions of Arizona's crackdown on immigrants. But the court said Monday that one part of the law requiring police to check the status of someone they suspect is not in the United States legally could go forward. Even there, though, the justices said the provision could be subject to additional legal challenges.
Mon., June 18, 2012 3:42pm
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.