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Editorial: Myths on immigration muddy the debate
Policies against sanctuaries, crime play up false narratives meant to stoke fear, emotion
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Last week, the Gainesville Campus of the University of North Georgia was the site of a community forum offered by the Latino Student Association to discuss rights students and others have when confronted by law enforcement. Gwinnett County state Rep. Brenda Lopez, an attorney specializing in immigration, discussed legal options people have in such cases. Some may question if it’s wise to advise people how to skirt the law, even if the goal was merely to inform them of their legal rights.