Jeremy Redmon

Reporter for Enterprise

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.

Latest from Jeremy Redmon

Autopsy report: ICE detainee died from natural causes in Atlanta
 Natural causes are to blame for the death of the Indian national who passed away in May while in the custody of federal immigration authorities in Atlanta, according to an autopsy report obtained by The Atlanta-Journal-Constitution. Atulkumar Babubhai Patel, 58, died at Grady Memorial Hospital after suffering from congestive heart failure...

Posted: a day ago

Natural causes are to blame for the death of the Indian national who passed away in May while in the custody of federal immigration authorities in Atlanta, according to an autopsy report obtained by The Atlanta-Journal-Constitution. Atulkumar Babubhai Patel, 58, died at Grady Memorial Hospital after suffering from congestive heart failure...
GBI: No foul play in death of ICE detainee in South Georgia
 There was no foul play in the death of Jean Jimenez-Joseph, the Panamanian national who hanged himself in a South Georgia immigration detention center in May, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation has concluded as part of its months-long probe of the case.  “The cause of death — cause and manner — was suicide by hanging...

Posted: a day ago

There was no foul play in the death of Jean Jimenez-Joseph, the Panamanian national who hanged himself in a South Georgia immigration detention center in May, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation has concluded as part of its months-long probe of the case.  “The cause of death — cause and manner — was suicide by hanging...
Charlottesville fatal car crash suspect failed military training in Georgia
 The Ohio man who is accused of plowing his car into people protesting against white nationalists in Charlottesville last weekend attended basic training at a military base in Georgia but did not finish because he did not “meet training standards,” U.S. Army officials said Monday.  James Alex Fields Jr. did his training at...

Posted: 3 days ago

The Ohio man who is accused of plowing his car into people protesting against white nationalists in Charlottesville last weekend attended basic training at a military base in Georgia but did not finish because he did not “meet training standards,” U.S. Army officials said Monday.  James Alex Fields Jr. did his training at...
Transgender U.S. service members sue to block Trump’s ban
 Five transgender U.S. service members on Wednesday filed a federal lawsuit against President Donald Trump, seeking to block him from barring transgender people from serving in the nation’s armed forces. Filed in Washington, the lawsuit alleges that Trump’s transgender ban violates their Equal Protection and Due Process rights...

Posted: 8 days ago

Five transgender U.S. service members on Wednesday filed a federal lawsuit against President Donald Trump, seeking to block him from barring transgender people from serving in the nation’s armed forces. Filed in Washington, the lawsuit alleges that Trump’s transgender ban violates their Equal Protection and Due Process rights...
Deportations up nearly 31 percent amid Trump crackdown
 Deportations are up by nearly 31 percent this year amid the Trump administration’s crackdown on illegal immigration, the U.S. Justice Department announced Tuesday. Between Feb. 1 and July 31, there were 57,069 deportations or court decisions requiring unauthorized immigrants to voluntarily leave the U.S., up from the same time period...

Posted: 9 days ago

Deportations are up by nearly 31 percent this year amid the Trump administration’s crackdown on illegal immigration, the U.S. Justice Department announced Tuesday. Between Feb. 1 and July 31, there were 57,069 deportations or court decisions requiring unauthorized immigrants to voluntarily leave the U.S., up from the same time period...
Georgia GOP senators walk a tightrope with ‘Skinny Repeal’
Georgia Rep. Jody Hice speaking to the Gwinnett County Republican Party in Lawrenceville. Hice, a member of the Freedom Caucus, is concerned about “Skinny Repeal.” (Photo by Jeremy Redmon/jredmon@ajc.com)

Posted: 21 days ago

Georgia Rep. Jody Hice speaking to the Gwinnett County Republican Party in Lawrenceville. Hice, a member of the Freedom Caucus, is concerned about “Skinny Repeal.” (Photo by Jeremy Redmon/jredmon@ajc.com)
Accused NSA leaker’s supporters call on feds to drop charges against her
 Reality Winner’s supporters said they delivered petitions with more than 16,000 signatures to the U.S. Justice Department’s headquarters in Washington Thursday, asking the agency to drop its charges against the accused National Security Agency leaker.  Among those delivering the petitions on “Whistleblower Appreciation...

Posted: 22 days ago

Reality Winner’s supporters said they delivered petitions with more than 16,000 signatures to the U.S. Justice Department’s headquarters in Washington Thursday, asking the agency to drop its charges against the accused National Security Agency leaker.  Among those delivering the petitions on “Whistleblower Appreciation...
President Trump: No transgender people allowed in the U.S. military
 President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced the government would not “accept or allow” transgender people to serve in the U.S. military, warning doing so could burden the armed forces with medical costs and disruptions. It’s unclear what sparked the president’s surprise decision, which he announced in a string of...

Posted: 22 days ago

President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced the government would not “accept or allow” transgender people to serve in the U.S. military, warning doing so could burden the armed forces with medical costs and disruptions. It’s unclear what sparked the president’s surprise decision, which he announced in a string of...
Judge again halts deportation of Iraqi nationals
 A federal judge in Detroit has once again temporarily halted the deportation of more than 1,400 Iraqi nationals, including four who were arrested in Georgia last month.  In his 35-page ruling issued late Monday, U.S. District Court Judge Mark Goldsmith, nominated by President Barack Obama, pushed back against the Trump administration&rsquo...

Posted: 24 days ago

A federal judge in Detroit has once again temporarily halted the deportation of more than 1,400 Iraqi nationals, including four who were arrested in Georgia last month.  In his 35-page ruling issued late Monday, U.S. District Court Judge Mark Goldsmith, nominated by President Barack Obama, pushed back against the Trump administration&rsquo...
Iraqis arrested by ICE in Georgia in limbo amid court battle
 Hundreds of Iraqi nationals – including four who lived in Georgia – were stuck in limbo Monday afternoon, waiting to learn whether a federal judge in Detroit would continue blocking their deportations.  U.S. District Court Judge Mark Goldsmith was expected to rule Monday on a request from some civil and immigrant rights groups...

Posted: 24 days ago

Hundreds of Iraqi nationals – including four who lived in Georgia – were stuck in limbo Monday afternoon, waiting to learn whether a federal judge in Detroit would continue blocking their deportations.  U.S. District Court Judge Mark Goldsmith was expected to rule Monday on a request from some civil and immigrant rights groups...
Former prosecutors join accused NSA leaker’s legal defense team
 A former top U.S. Justice Department official and a former federal prosecutor have joined Reality Winner’s legal defense team in the National Security Agency leak investigation. Joe Whitley, who served as the acting associate U.S. attorney general during the Reagan and George H.W. Bush administrations, is a partner with the Atlanta...

Posted: 25 days ago

A former top U.S. Justice Department official and a former federal prosecutor have joined Reality Winner’s legal defense team in the National Security Agency leak investigation. Joe Whitley, who served as the acting associate U.S. attorney general during the Reagan and George H.W. Bush administrations, is a partner with the Atlanta...