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Your State Can’t Afford It The Fiscal Impact of States’ Anti-Immigrant Legislation

Originally published in in AmericanProgress.org for The Center for American Progress. By Philip E. Wolgin, Angela Maria Kelley | July 5, 2011 Download this brief (pdf). Read the full brief in your web browser. It has been just over a … Continued

Resistance among Rotting Crops in Georgia (Part 2)

By Lupita Aguila Arteaga, Washington, DC Photo Credit: Rúben Castilla Herrera The GLAHR offices were filled with native Georgians and people from all corners of the country. Some were working on art work and banners for the march, others were … Continued

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Resistance Among Rotting Crops in Georgia

PART 1: By Lupita Aguila Arteaga, Washington, DC Photo Credits: Rúben Castilla Herrera As thousands of people traveled to vacation hot spots for the Fourth of July weekend, a group of five from Washington, DC, ventured on a twelve hour … Continued

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Turning the Tide against HB 87: Dispatches from a DC Student Caravan

by DJ Maestra Mahgol (Submit your own stories here) On Saturday July 2, 2011, a group of students and community workers took a road trip down to Georgia from Washington, DC.

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Georgia’s HB 87 On Your Mind?

Georgia, oh Georgia, why do you want to be Arizona? I said, Georgia, why this new law, HB 87?  It’s about as bad as Arizona’s SB1070. Your governor, Nathan Deal, tried unsuccessfully for years to end birthright citizenship when he … Continued

Immigration

You’ve Got to Change Your Evil Ways, Georgia!

The title of the old hit from music legend Carlos Santana is freshly, and sadly, appropriate for today’s anti-immigrant climate—not only in that longtime southern bastion of hate, but across the country. That Major League Baseball’s annual Civil Rights Game … Continued

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Cross-Post: “Human Rights Summer” Announced in Response to Anti-Immigrant Law in Georgia

Originally published on Change.org by Gabriela Garcia · May 14, 2011 At noon on Friday the 13th (coincidence?), Georgia governor Nathan Deal signed the state’s Arizona copycat bill, HB 87, into law. The law is one of the most punitive … Continued