Sat., August 25, 2012 10:00am
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.
Tue., August 21, 2012 12:16pm
A three judge panel of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta ruled [yesterday/Monday] that police in Georgia can investigate a suspect’s immigration status and take illegal immigrants to jail. But another court considering the case must also rule before the so-called “show me your papers” law goes into effect.
Thu., July 5, 2012 10:43am
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.
Tue., June 26, 2012 1:44pm
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.