'New York Times' profiles Atlanta immigrants' clashes with ICE officials
By Sean KeenanMonday November 27, 2017 05:31 pm EST
A protester advocating for immigrants' rights is arrested at a 2013 rally.Joeff Davis/CL fileOn Saturday, the New York Times published an in-depth look at the lives of metro Atlanta's undocumented immigrants. The story details the fear and anxiety that people experience every day in a city that bills itself as "welcoming to all."
"Few places in the United States have simultaneously beckoned undocumented immigrants and penalized them for coming like metropolitan Atlanta, a boomtown of contruction and service jobs where conservative politics and new national policies have turned every waking day into a gamble," writes NYT'sVivian Yee.