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Tag Results for "Georgia Immigration Laws"

Portions of Immigration Laws in Alabama and Georgia Blocked by Federal Courts

A federal appeals court has blocked several provisions of anti-immigration laws in Alabama and Georgia, while leaving intact each state’s so-called “show me your papers” policies — a mixed-bag for those on either side of the heated debate over states’ immigration policies. continue reading »

U.S. Civil Rights Commission to Discuss Civil Rights Impact of State Immigration Laws

The United States Commission on Civil Rights announces that at its monthly business meeting on Nov. 18, 2011, the eight-member Commission unanimously voted to look into the civil rights continue reading »

Protesting and Arrests at Georgia Immigration Detention Facility

A vigil called by a coalition of civil rights organizations on behalf of families of immigrants deprived of their freedom at the Stewart Detention Center in southern Georgia ended Saturday with the arrest of two activists. continue reading »

Georgia University Officials Face Protesters on Undocumented Student Ban

A coalition of organizations mounted a protest here to urge the Georgia Board of Regents to scrap a policy that bars undocumented students from the state's five most-competitive publicly funded universities. continue reading »