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Jeremy Redmon

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Jeremy Redmon is an award-winning journalist with more than two decades of experience reporting for newspapers. He now covers a variety of topics for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, including immigration, politics and military affairs. Redmon embedded with U.S. soldiers and Marines during three trips to Iraq between 2004 and 2006 and has covered state legislatures and gubernatorial elections in Virginia, Maryland and Georgia. He also reported on the 2012 presidential race across five states. Redmon graduated from George Mason University in 1994 and 1997 with undergraduate and graduate degrees in English. In 2013, he completed a fellowship with The New York Times Institute on Immigration Reporting at the University of California Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism. And in 2012, he completed fellowships at the Institute for Justice and Journalism on Immigration Reporting at the University of Oklahoma’s Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication and at the Journalist Law School at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles.

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Judge: ICE may force-feed Ukrainian detainee in Georgia
 A federal judge in Columbus has approved force-feeding a Ukrainian man who has been carrying out a hunger strike at an immigration detention center in Southwest Georgia.  While protesting his impending deportation, Vitaly Novikov, 61, has missed 61 meals and lost more than 24 pounds at the privately-operated Stewart Detention Center...

Posted: 2 days ago

A federal judge in Columbus has approved force-feeding a Ukrainian man who has been carrying out a hunger strike at an immigration detention center in Southwest Georgia.  While protesting his impending deportation, Vitaly Novikov, 61, has missed 61 meals and lost more than 24 pounds at the privately-operated Stewart Detention Center...
Group: Visit with ICE detainee in Georgia was blocked before he died
 An advocacy group says it was denied access to a Panamanian national the day before he committed suicide in his solitary confinement cell in an immigration detention center in Southwest Georgia.  Officials at El Refugio say Jean Carlos Jimenez-Joseph’s mother saw him at Stewart Detention Center Saturday and was concerned about...

Posted: 2 days ago

An advocacy group says it was denied access to a Panamanian national the day before he committed suicide in his solitary confinement cell in an immigration detention center in Southwest Georgia.  Officials at El Refugio say Jean Carlos Jimenez-Joseph’s mother saw him at Stewart Detention Center Saturday and was concerned about...
ICE arrests in Georgia, Carolinas up 75 percent
 The Trump administration has boosted arrests of unauthorized immigrants in Georgia and the Carolinas by 75 percent this year compared to last year, according to figures obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.  Between Jan. 20 and April 29, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement made 4,246 apprehensions in its Atlanta area of...

Posted: 3 days ago

The Trump administration has boosted arrests of unauthorized immigrants in Georgia and the Carolinas by 75 percent this year compared to last year, according to figures obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.  Between Jan. 20 and April 29, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement made 4,246 apprehensions in its Atlanta area of...
ICE arrests way up in Georgia, Carolinas amid Trump crackdown
 The Trump administration, racing to crack down hard on illegal immigration, is carrying out sharply more arrests of people living without authorization in Georgia and the Carolinas, according to federal figures obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Between Jan. 20 and April 29, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement made 4,246 apprehensions...

Posted: 3 days ago

The Trump administration, racing to crack down hard on illegal immigration, is carrying out sharply more arrests of people living without authorization in Georgia and the Carolinas, according to federal figures obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Between Jan. 20 and April 29, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement made 4,246 apprehensions...
Burial for Atlanta Marine killed in Belize set for Friday
 Drew DeVoursney, the Marine veteran from Atlanta who was recently killed along with his Canadian girlfriend in Belize, will be buried during a special military ceremony at Nashville National Cemetery in Tennessee Friday morning.  Marines will participate in the ceremony. DeVoursney’s mother, Char, will be presented with a...

Posted: 3 days ago

Drew DeVoursney, the Marine veteran from Atlanta who was recently killed along with his Canadian girlfriend in Belize, will be buried during a special military ceremony at Nashville National Cemetery in Tennessee Friday morning.  Marines will participate in the ceremony. DeVoursney’s mother, Char, will be presented with a...
Second ICE detainee in Georgia dies in space of two days
 An Indian national who was being detained by federal immigration authorities in Atlanta died Tuesday at Grady Memorial Hospital. He is the second U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainee to die in Georgia in the space of two days.  Atulkumar Babubhai Patel, 58, was pronounced dead at 1:20 p.m. Tuesday, according to ICE...

Posted: 4 days ago

An Indian national who was being detained by federal immigration authorities in Atlanta died Tuesday at Grady Memorial Hospital. He is the second U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainee to die in Georgia in the space of two days.  Atulkumar Babubhai Patel, 58, was pronounced dead at 1:20 p.m. Tuesday, according to ICE...
Georgia activists issue ‘New Appeal for Human Rights’
 A diverse coalition of young Georgia college students and veteran activists has issued a “New Appeal for Human Rights,” modeled on the 1960 “Appeal for Human Rights” black civil rights advocates published in Atlanta newspapers to combat segregation.  The new appeal protests discrimination in the justice system...

Posted: 4 days ago

A diverse coalition of young Georgia college students and veteran activists has issued a “New Appeal for Human Rights,” modeled on the 1960 “Appeal for Human Rights” black civil rights advocates published in Atlanta newspapers to combat segregation.  The new appeal protests discrimination in the justice system...
GBI: ICE detainee who died in Georgia was isolated for 19 days
 Federal authorities are investigating the death of a Panamanian national who was being held in solitary confinement  in an immigration detention center in Stewart County, located more than 100 miles southwest of Atlanta.  Jean Jimenez-Joseph, 27, died after he was found unresponsive — with a sheet around his neck — in...

Posted: 6 days ago

Federal authorities are investigating the death of a Panamanian national who was being held in solitary confinement  in an immigration detention center in Stewart County, located more than 100 miles southwest of Atlanta.  Jean Jimenez-Joseph, 27, died after he was found unresponsive — with a sheet around his neck — in...
Person of interest in Belizean murder investigation pleads not guilty to theft charge
 John Deshaies, the Canadian national police have identified as a person of interest in the killings of a Marine veteran from Atlanta and his girlfriend in Belize, has pleaded not guilty to a theft charge in an unrelated case, according to his attorney. Belizean police say Deshaies, 54, remained in their custody Thursday in Corozal, a town...

Posted: 10 days ago

John Deshaies, the Canadian national police have identified as a person of interest in the killings of a Marine veteran from Atlanta and his girlfriend in Belize, has pleaded not guilty to a theft charge in an unrelated case, according to his attorney. Belizean police say Deshaies, 54, remained in their custody Thursday in Corozal, a town...
Trump administration strips Georgia woman of reprieve from deportation
 Jessica Colotl, a Mexican national whose 2010 arrest in Georgia sparked a national debate over illegal immigration, has been stripped of her temporary reprieve from deportation, setting the stage for her possible expulsion. Federal authorities revoked the Norcross woman’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status this month, saying...

Posted: 11 days ago

Jessica Colotl, a Mexican national whose 2010 arrest in Georgia sparked a national debate over illegal immigration, has been stripped of her temporary reprieve from deportation, setting the stage for her possible expulsion. Federal authorities revoked the Norcross woman’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status this month, saying...
EXCLUSIVE: Former Kennesaw student stripped of protection from deportation
 Federal authorities have stripped a former Kennesaw State University student of her temporary protection from deportation, setting the stage for her possible expulsion. Jessica Colotl’s arrest and near-deportation for a traffic violation in 2010 sparked a controversy about unauthorized immigrants attending public colleges in Georgia...

Posted: 11 days ago

Federal authorities have stripped a former Kennesaw State University student of her temporary protection from deportation, setting the stage for her possible expulsion. Jessica Colotl’s arrest and near-deportation for a traffic violation in 2010 sparked a controversy about unauthorized immigrants attending public colleges in Georgia...