Since HB 56 went into effect last fall, children stayed home from school out of fear that their parents would be deported, and U.S.-born children have been denied food stamps because of their parents’ immigration status.
U.S.-born children with undocumented immigrant parents even have been denied food stamps because of a portion of the anti-immigrant law in Alabama.
U.S.-born children of undocumented immigrants must pay out-of-state tuition in Florida. A lawsuit has been filed to overturn the policy.
One of the Southeast's largest employers of foreign guestworkers and its owners will be held accountable for routinely cheating workers out of their wages under a recent federal court ruling in a suit brought by the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Attorneys for a 23-year-old Latino man announced Wednesday that they have reached a settlement with Cobb County in a lawsuit against the county's police department. Angel Francisco Castro Torres claimed in the lawsuit that two officers stopped him without cause, beat him and then jailed him on a pretext in an effort to get him deported.
The Southern Poverty Law Center has filed a federal complaint against Durham Public Schools, alleging discrimination against Latino students and their families.