When the Trump administration first proposed a rule last year to prevent poor immigrants from staying in the United States, advocacy groups in Georgia excoriated the plan.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration announced Monday that it is moving ahead with one of its most aggressive steps to restrict legal immigration, denying green cards to many immigrants who use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers or other forms of public assistance.
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump has often railed about an "invasion of illegals" at the southern border, words echoed in a screed the El Paso shooting suspect apparently posted that called the attack that killed 22 people at a Walmart his response to an "Hispanic invasion of Texas."
LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. authorities are fast-tracking families' cases through immigration courts in a bid to discourage many from making the journey to seek refuge in the United States.
WASHINGTON (AP) — An immigration enforcement operation that President Donald Trump said was part of an effort to deport "millions" of people from the United States resulted in 35 arrests, officials said Tuesday.
So far this week, an anticipated nationwide sweep has not materialized at the expected magnitude. Yet the mere prospect of such action has prompted legions of pastors, rabbis and their congregations across the United States to stand ready to help vulnerable immigrants with offers of sanctuary and other services.
Sandra Giles reads a letter at Humans of Detention.
Alma Young reads a letter that was sent by a detainee in Irwin County Detention Center.
Christine Tibbetts explains her experience of participating in the pen pal program with South Georgia Immigrant Support Network.