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Why is most workplace harassment unreported in Augusta and other cities?

Augusta, GA - There is an increased awareness of the problems caused by sexual harassment in workplaces in recent years. However, there are still serious issues with illegal harassment, and many workers never bother to report these kinds of…
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Atlanta Locals Working Together to help Haitians Being Mistreated at the United States Border.

Atlanta Locals Working Together to help Haitians Being Mistreated at the United States border.  According to 11alive, many residents of Atlanta are helping Haitians by raising money and donating supplies for a country in desperate need and…
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Fifth Circuit Stops Judge’s Order That Blocks President Biden’s Efforts To Limit Immigration Arrests.

On Wednesday, September 15, a Federal Judge blocked the order to expel migrant families under a public health order. According to CNN, a ruling will keep migrant families with children who were apprehended at the United States-Mexico border,…
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About 40 immigrants Detained at the South Georgia Jail have been moved out.

According to an article from the Atlanta Journal, a South Georgia jail that was detaining 40 immigrants has been evacuated at the request of the Federal Government. The reason for evacuations is due to unlivable conditions. The information came…
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Can a DACA recipient obtain a green card if they marry a U.S. citizen?

Depending on the DACA recipient’s specific situation, they may or may not be eligible to obtain a marriage-based green card. Because everyone’s circumstances differ, the best way for a “Dreamer” to find out if they qualify to apply for…
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Is it necessary to hire an Atlanta, GA immigration lawyer to apply for DACA?

Although U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USICS) provides individuals with an outline of the requirements that must be met in order to qualify for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) as well as instructions on how to apply,…

Suing Powerful People For Sexual Assault In Georgia

Amazingly, Georgia is one of the few states in the country that doesn’t have its own state-level laws on sexual assault. Federally, the Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits sexual harassment in the workplace.    Most…
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Atlanta, GA , What process must an employer follow to hire a foreign national?

If an employer in Georgia wants to hire an immigrant, he/she can do so if the appropriate paperwork is filed with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and approved. Many employers may choose to fill temporary positions with individuals…
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Atlanta, Georgia, What can a naturalization applicant expect during the interview?

After a lawful permanent resident (LPR) has met all the requirements to become a U.S. citizen, he/she can apply for naturalization. There are a number of things an individual will be required to do before the application process is complete.…
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Atlanta Georgia: An employee at Byron Explosives Company was airlifted to the hospital after a workplace accident.

According to Sheriff Terry Deese, an accident happened at Pyrotechnic Specialties Inc. in Byron around 10:40 a.m. on June 17, 2020.  Fire Chief Jeff Doles reported  a man was burned on his hands and face after a small explosion and flash fire…
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Georgia: Two people are dead after a car crashes through a fence near Roswell. 

Two people died at Atlanta Medical Center after the vehicle they were in Friday night crashed through a retention pond metal fence by NCG Theaters in east Coweta County, barreled 100 feet down a slope and came to rest in the water.  The occupants…
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One accident may involve a wrongful death and a personal injury claim in Milton Georgia.

Catastrophic accidents resulting in the death of a loved one can leave families in emotional and financial ruin.  In a split second, an accident can lead to harm, injury, damage, loss, and wrongful death casualty to multiple victims. While…
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South Georgia City Manager Fired Over Sexual Harassment Claims

South Georgia city leaders upheld the decision to fire their city manager over sexual harassment allegations on June 25th after a three-hour appeals hearing. Former Americus City Manager, Charles Coney, stands to be terminated with cause. Coney…
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USCIS Announces it is Extending Flexibilities for Responding to Agency Requests

Although U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently announced that it plans on furloughing approximately 13,000 employees which could have a significant impact on its ability to operate, the agency did issue a news briefing that…
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Trump Administration Continues with Efforts to Bar Immigrants Looking for Work from Entering the U.S.

If you know someone who is currently living outside of the U.S. who is looking to enter the country for work-related purposes, they may have a difficult time doing so with the Trump administration’s latest move to bar entry to immigrants seeking…
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Supreme Court Blocks the Trump Administration’s Attempt to End the DACA Program

DACA recipients have been anxiously waiting for the Supreme Court to decide whether it would allow President Trump to end the Obama-era program and the verdict is finally in. On Thursday, the Supreme Court decided to block the Trump administration’s…