2,600 Georgians with Temporary Protected Status (TPS) are working in essential sectors like food, healthcare, manufacturing, and transportation, according to data released this week by the Center for American Progress. They are literally risking their own lives to save ours. Yet Georgia’s two Republican Senators, Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue, have done nothing to help… Continue »

The number of Georgians infected with coronavirus keeps growing each day and we continue to lack adequate testing, equipment and supplies across the state and across the country to fight the spread of COVID-19. Meanwhile, GOP Senators like David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler continue to defend Trump’s raiding of military projects for border wall construction… Continue »

“When we got DACA, we got wings.” Across sectors and the ideological spectrum, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients, business owners, national security experts, educators, members of Congress, and civil rights leaders filed amici briefs in support of Dreamers nationwide, ahead of next month’s Supreme Court’s oral arguments on the Trump administration’s termination of… Continue »

The Senate is poised to join the House and vote for the resolution blocking President Trump’s unconstitutional and unpopular emergency declaration. With leading conservative voices and constitutional scholars joining the majority of both chambers in opposing Trump’s power grab, Senator David Perdue should declare whether he intends to stand with President Trump’s fake emergency declaration… Continue »

Brian Kemp is currently Georgia’s Secretary of State and the Republican candidate for governor.  He has spent his time as Secretary of State making it more difficult to vote and is one of the worst anti-immigrant candidates running in the 2018 midterms. Fully embracing the divide and distract strategy promoted by Donald Trump and Stephen… Continue »

Georgia is one of the rare states with two primaries, and a runoff election today just named Secretary of State Brian Kemp as the Republican nominee for Governor. Kemp ran against Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle for an opportunity to face off against Democrat Stacey Abrams in the fall. Kemp, who has been endorsed by Donald… Continue »

american veterans are being deported. so are other american heroes.

For more than a year now, the Trump Administration’s deportation force has targeted immigrants all over the country, leading to the removal of countless mothers and fathers who have lived in the U.S. for decades and haven’t done anything wrong. Now, a Georgia family worries that it may be their turn. Felix Garcia is a longtime… Continue »

Immigrant youth from across the country are stepping up their advocacy efforts even with less than two weeks until Donald Trump is inaugurated as our nation’s 45th President. On January 14th, DREAMers and their allies are planning a mass mobilization to demonstrate the strength and might of the immigrant rights movement. Organized by United We… Continue »

Georgia has seen a 20% increase in Latino voter registration statewide since last October, according to the Gainesville Times: A growing population, increased political activism and Donald Trump’s rise in the Republican Party have prompted a dramatic increase in voter registration among Latinos in Hall County and across Georgia. Nearly 800 Latinos in Hall joined… Continue »

Unfortunately, State-Sponsored Lawsuit Keeping GA From Reaping the Benefits This year, the deadline for filing federal income taxes arrives on the same day that the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the U.S. v Texas immigration case. Tax Day is a reminder that for the good of our tax base, our overall economy, and millions… Continue »