Stories tagged: "Georgia"

An ICE detention-center nurse this week alleged misconduct over women being given hysterectomies against their will. Her complaint extends the list of alleged abuses that have occurred inside of immigrant detention centers around the country. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
Hysterectomies and Denied Dialysis: An Immigration Lawyer Explains How Atrocities Can Happen in Immigrant Detention Centers

COURIER spoke with an immigration lawyer familiar with the neglect that allegedly took place at LaSalle Corrections’ private immigrant detention centers. She claims hysterectomies are only the part of the story.

Boricua Immigration Lawyer Unseats Long-Term Rep. in Georgia

Without a GOP opponent in November, this first-time politician seems to be a shoo-in for the House of Representatives.

State Farm Arena Will Now Be the Largest-Ever Voting Precinct in Georgia

After a myriad of voting issues during the primary election in Georgia, a new solution is finally here to serve hundreds of thousands of voters in the primary runoff election on August 11 and the upcoming presidential election.

Georgia Sees Highest Spike in Coronavirus Cases Since April

Health officials report a new spike in COVID cases in Georgia. The state is in the top five in the nation with more new cases in the past 14 days.

People Are Now Allowed to Vote on Defunding Police in the Georgia County Where Ahmaud Arbery Was Murdered

Residents of the county where Ahmaud Arbery was murdered could decide to defund the police, according to a new bill passed by Georgia's General Assembly.

Atlanta Restaurants Raise Scholarship Money for Rayshard Brooks’ Children

The unarmed Black male shot to death on June 12 by the police left behind his wife and four children. These Georgia business owners are stepping up to help them.

A New Coronavirus Hotspot Might Be Growing In Georgia

People may be going back to normal life, but the coronavirus pandemic is still very much with us, and a new report indicates it could worsen.