June 22, 2012 One question left unanswered by President Obama's immigration action was what the policy change will mean for students. In Georgia, where illegal immigrants are banned from attending five public colleges, one professor says she worries students could identify themselves and end up at risk.
June 14, 2012 The idea that anyone can make it in the U.S. is personified by immigrant success stories. But what if you came to America for a better life, worked hard and made it — but now face an increasingly anti-immigrant environment? One South Carolina family continues to have faith that the next generation will have it better.
May 4, 2012 The culture of hazing is back in the national spotlight after charges were filed against 13 people in connection with the hazing death of a Florida A&M University student. Florida has one of the toughest anti-hazing laws in the country, but legal experts say prosecuting the crime is tricky.
April 25, 2012 Newt Gingrich has experienced a long slide since March 6, when he won Georgia's Republican primary. It was his second and final victory of the campaign season, but Gingrich fought to stay in the race through a Southern strategy that never caught on.
April 5, 2012 The Trayvon Martin case became a national story only after the family's attorney, Benjamin Crump, launched a campaign to draw the attention of the media and civil rights activists. It's proved a tried-and-true strategy for the prominent Florida attorney.
March 28, 2012 Despite federal and Supreme Court challenges, Southern states continue to push anti-immigration laws through their legislatures. Georgia debated a bill late into Tuesday night that would restrict public education, while the Mississippi House recently passed a measure requiring police to check immigration status upon arrest.