Stories tagged: "Georgia"


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This Woman Came to the US for a Better Life. She Says ICE’s Abuse Awaited Her Instead.

Elizabeth was detained when her baby was just 4 months old. She is part of a class-action petition and complaint that includes 14 women who claim they suffered medical abuse while in immigration custody.

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INTERVIEW: Julián Castro Says the Future Depends on Democrats Winning in Georgia

"No matter where I am or what I am doing, I am always going to use my voice to support the Latino community and help elect people who I believe will expand opportunities in our country to include Latinos and everybody else."

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.

In this March 2, 2020, file photo Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., speaks during a campaign rally for President Donald Trump in Charlotte, N.C. State election officials certified the election results Tuesday, sealing Trump and Tillis' victories in the divided state. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn, File)
These Senate Republicans Attacked Obama’s Response to Ebola But Have Nothing to Say About Trump and COVID

“There were problems [Obama] needed to surge," North Carolina Sen. Thom Tillis said. "It's a very different story."

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States Are Using Bad Data to Justify Reopening. That’s Wildly Dangerous.

Faulty statistics could leave Americans who make decisions about day-to-day matters with the impression that the virus is under more control than it actually is.

NC NAACP President T. Anthony Spearman on the Ahmaud Arbery killing.
NC NAACP On The Ahmaud Arbery Shooting: ‘Lives of African Americans Don’t Seem To Amount To Much’

The 25-year-old Black man's killing by two white men, one of them a former police officer, has prompted outrage in Georgia and beyond.

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What the ‘Modern-Day Lynching’ of Ahmaud Arbery Says About Stand Your Ground Laws

Anger over the case had been building for weeks, but the incident only exploded onto the national spotlight on Tuesday when a graphic video of the attack surfaced and quickly went viral.