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Nearly 50 Immigrant Children To Attend School In Georgia County

Educators in a northeast Georgia county say this year’s new students include about 48 children who are believed to have been part of an influx of immigrants from central America.

08/15/2014

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed speaks as Hal Sirkin, Senior Partner at Boston Consulting Group, listens during a panel discussion in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on Jan. 11, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Mayor: Atlanta Would Welcome Immigrant Children Into City

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed said the city should be a safe place for unaccompanied children who cross the U.S. border.

07/30/2014

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal answers questions from the media during a news conference at the Capitol building on Feb. 11, 2014 in Atlanta, Ga. (credit: Davis Turner/Getty Images)

Gov. Deal: ‘Unconscionable’ White House Failed To Pick Up Phone To Tell Us Immigrants Were Being Sent To Georgia

Georgia’s governor on Thursday chided the president in a letter for failing to communicate with the governor’s office before sending unaccompanied young migrants to the state.

07/25/2014

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Too Much Truth – Is This A Black Issue?

Today on Too Much Truth, DB is addressing immigration issue. Recently, the issue made headlines when protesters took to the streets in order to block several buses of immigrants, majority of them being children. The argument is that […]

WAOK-AM–07/15/2014

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Alabama Public Schools Will Not Need Social Security Number Or Birth Certificate For Student Enrollment

Alabama’s school superintendent is telling all Alabama public school systems to start using a new student enrollment process that makes clear a Social Security number or birth certificate is not necessary for enrollment.

07/11/2014

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Man Sentenced To 2 Years In Immigration Scheme

Federal prosecutors say a man has been sentenced to prison for bribing an undercover agent he thought was an immigration official.

11/26/2013

Immigration reform advocates stage a demonstration in front of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), office on June 13, 2013 in Newark, N.J. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Protesters Show Up At ICE Office To Stop Deportations Despite It Being Closed For Columbus Day

Protesting immigration activists danced and chanted Monday outside a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in Phoenix, calling on President Barack Obama to end all deportations.

10/15/2013

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Ga. Man Convicted In Immigration Bribery Scheme

U.S. Attorney’s officials say a man has pleaded guilty to bribing an undercover federal agent for immigration benefits.

07/28/2013

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Georgia State Senators Urge ‘NO’ Vote On Immigration

ATLANTA (AP) — A group of Georgia’s state senators is urging the state’s U.S. senators to vote “no” on the proposed federal immigration bill that’s under consideration. Eleven Republican state senators sent a letter Tuesday […]

WAOK-AM–06/12/2013

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Twister Heals Town Fractured Over Immigration

For years before a tornado hit, Latin American immigrants living in a northeast Alabama town known as “Little Mexico” had little contact with the local English-speaking natives.

05/27/2013

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