Jeremy Redmon

Reporter

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.

Latest from Jeremy Redmon

Operator of S. Georgia immigration detention center hit with lawsuit
 Three men who have been held in a South Georgia immigration detention center filed a federal class-action lawsuit this week against the private company that operates the facility, alleging the company is forcing detainees to cook and clean there for as little as $1 a day as part of a profit-making scheme. Filed Tuesday in the U.S. District...

Posted: 2 days ago

Three men who have been held in a South Georgia immigration detention center filed a federal class-action lawsuit this week against the private company that operates the facility, alleging the company is forcing detainees to cook and clean there for as little as $1 a day as part of a profit-making scheme. Filed Tuesday in the U.S. District...
Clarke County sheriff limiting cooperation with ICE amid crackdown
 The Clarke County Sheriff’s Office in Athens has announced it is joining a growing number of Georgia law enforcement agencies that are limiting cooperation with federal immigration authorities in their jails. The move by Clarke Sheriff Ira Edwards Jr. comes amid threats from the Trump administration to cut off federal funding to...

Posted: 4 days ago

The Clarke County Sheriff’s Office in Athens has announced it is joining a growing number of Georgia law enforcement agencies that are limiting cooperation with federal immigration authorities in their jails. The move by Clarke Sheriff Ira Edwards Jr. comes amid threats from the Trump administration to cut off federal funding to...
Georgia congressional candidate takes aim at Trump over DACA in new ad
 Kevin Abel, a Democratic candidate for U.S. Rep. Karen Handel’s suburban Atlanta seat, released a new campaign ad this week that takes aim at President Donald Trump’s handling of an Obama era program that is shielding young immigrants from deportation. In his 30-second online ad, Abel indirectly refers to how Trump has moved...

Posted: 8 days ago

Kevin Abel, a Democratic candidate for U.S. Rep. Karen Handel’s suburban Atlanta seat, released a new campaign ad this week that takes aim at President Donald Trump’s handling of an Obama era program that is shielding young immigrants from deportation. In his 30-second online ad, Abel indirectly refers to how Trump has moved...
Georgia congressional race pulled into national gun control debate
 The thousands of student gun control activists and their parents who gathered for a recent prayer vigil in the cavernous, Gothic-style sanctuary of the Washington National Cathedral sat in respectful silence as Lucy McBath took to the podium and declared herself a “surrogate mother” to their movement. The Marietta resident stood...

Posted: 8 days ago

The thousands of student gun control activists and their parents who gathered for a recent prayer vigil in the cavernous, Gothic-style sanctuary of the Washington National Cathedral sat in respectful silence as Lucy McBath took to the podium and declared herself a “surrogate mother” to their movement. The Marietta resident stood...
Georgia Democratic congressional candidates sound off about gun safety
 Lucy McBath, a prominent gun control activist, is not the only Democratic candidate highlighting gun safety in the race to unseat Republican U.S. Rep. Karen Handel in suburban Atlanta. McBath’s three Democratic primary opponents sounded off about the issue Monday night in a forum organized by the Jewish Democratic Women’s Salon...

Posted: 10 days ago

Lucy McBath, a prominent gun control activist, is not the only Democratic candidate highlighting gun safety in the race to unseat Republican U.S. Rep. Karen Handel in suburban Atlanta. McBath’s three Democratic primary opponents sounded off about the issue Monday night in a forum organized by the Jewish Democratic Women’s Salon...
Georgia races attract many first-generation Americans
 Ethan Pham fled Vietnam with his family after his father was imprisoned there for 10 years for fighting on the side of U.S. troops against the Communists. He and his wife now run a law firm in Norcross. Kevin Abel of Sandy Springs immigrated here from South Africa as a teenager with his family, leaving behind the ugliness of apartheid and...

Posted: 12 days ago

Ethan Pham fled Vietnam with his family after his father was imprisoned there for 10 years for fighting on the side of U.S. troops against the Communists. He and his wife now run a law firm in Norcross. Kevin Abel of Sandy Springs immigrated here from South Africa as a teenager with his family, leaving behind the ugliness of apartheid and...
Georgia congressional hopeful’s past includes bizarre boat theft case
 Dr. Steve Foster, a Democrat vying for U.S. Rep. Tom Graves’ seat in North Georgia, says three things landed him and his charitable organization in hot water: good intentions, trumped-up drug charges and a messy divorce. A first-time candidate, Foster, 61, has been investigated by the U.S. Army on allegations he stole surplus military...

Posted: 14 days ago

Dr. Steve Foster, a Democrat vying for U.S. Rep. Tom Graves’ seat in North Georgia, says three things landed him and his charitable organization in hot water: good intentions, trumped-up drug charges and a messy divorce. A first-time candidate, Foster, 61, has been investigated by the U.S. Army on allegations he stole surplus military...
Decatur, law firm suing Georgia’s Immigration Enforcement Review Board
 Decatur and the law firm that represents it are suing Georgia’s Immigration Enforcement Review Board, alleging the appointed panel is violating the state’s open meetings and open records laws. Filed Wednesday in the Fulton County Superior Court, the pair of lawsuits from the city and Wilson, Morton & Downs allege the board meets...

Posted: 16 days ago

Decatur and the law firm that represents it are suing Georgia’s Immigration Enforcement Review Board, alleging the appointed panel is violating the state’s open meetings and open records laws. Filed Wednesday in the Fulton County Superior Court, the pair of lawsuits from the city and Wilson, Morton & Downs allege the board meets...
SPLC suit targets immigration detention centers in Georgia, Louisiana
 The Southern Poverty Law Center on Wednesday sued the Trump administration in federal court, alleging it is violating the U.S. Constitution by blocking people held in immigration detention centers in South Georgia and in Louisiana from seeing their lawyers. Filed in the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., the lawsuit targets Stewart...

Posted: 16 days ago

The Southern Poverty Law Center on Wednesday sued the Trump administration in federal court, alleging it is violating the U.S. Constitution by blocking people held in immigration detention centers in South Georgia and in Louisiana from seeing their lawyers. Filed in the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., the lawsuit targets Stewart...
Lawmaker: New version of Georgia immigration bill could come next year
 The sweeping immigration enforcement measure backed by Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle stalled in Georgia’s House when lawmakers raced to consider other priorities on the final day of the legislative session, House Majority Whip Christian Coomer said Wednesday. But it’s possible, according to the Cartersville Republican, that a new version...

Posted: 16 days ago

The sweeping immigration enforcement measure backed by Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle stalled in Georgia’s House when lawmakers raced to consider other priorities on the final day of the legislative session, House Majority Whip Christian Coomer said Wednesday. But it’s possible, according to the Cartersville Republican, that a new version...
Clinton, Conway to speak at annual Atlanta summit about drug abuse
 Former President Bill Clinton and Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Donald Trump, are scheduled to speak in Atlanta Wednesday at an annual summit on opioid and heroin abuse. More than 2,900 people from 48 states and Washington, D.C., and six other countries are attending the seventh annual National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit at...

Posted: 18 days ago

Former President Bill Clinton and Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Donald Trump, are scheduled to speak in Atlanta Wednesday at an annual summit on opioid and heroin abuse. More than 2,900 people from 48 states and Washington, D.C., and six other countries are attending the seventh annual National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit at...



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Jeremy Redmon

Reporter

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.

Latest from Jeremy Redmon

Operator of S. Georgia immigration detention center hit with lawsuit
 Three men who have been held in a South Georgia immigration detention center filed a federal class-action lawsuit this week against the private company that operates the facility, alleging the company is forcing detainees to cook and clean there for as little as $1 a day as part of a profit-making scheme. Filed Tuesday in the U.S. District...

Posted: 2 days ago

Three men who have been held in a South Georgia immigration detention center filed a federal class-action lawsuit this week against the private company that operates the facility, alleging the company is forcing detainees to cook and clean there for as little as $1 a day as part of a profit-making scheme. Filed Tuesday in the U.S. District...
Clarke County sheriff limiting cooperation with ICE amid crackdown
 The Clarke County Sheriff’s Office in Athens has announced it is joining a growing number of Georgia law enforcement agencies that are limiting cooperation with federal immigration authorities in their jails. The move by Clarke Sheriff Ira Edwards Jr. comes amid threats from the Trump administration to cut off federal funding to...

Posted: 4 days ago

The Clarke County Sheriff’s Office in Athens has announced it is joining a growing number of Georgia law enforcement agencies that are limiting cooperation with federal immigration authorities in their jails. The move by Clarke Sheriff Ira Edwards Jr. comes amid threats from the Trump administration to cut off federal funding to...
Georgia congressional candidate takes aim at Trump over DACA in new ad
 Kevin Abel, a Democratic candidate for U.S. Rep. Karen Handel’s suburban Atlanta seat, released a new campaign ad this week that takes aim at President Donald Trump’s handling of an Obama era program that is shielding young immigrants from deportation. In his 30-second online ad, Abel indirectly refers to how Trump has moved...

Posted: 8 days ago

Kevin Abel, a Democratic candidate for U.S. Rep. Karen Handel’s suburban Atlanta seat, released a new campaign ad this week that takes aim at President Donald Trump’s handling of an Obama era program that is shielding young immigrants from deportation. In his 30-second online ad, Abel indirectly refers to how Trump has moved...
Georgia congressional race pulled into national gun control debate
 The thousands of student gun control activists and their parents who gathered for a recent prayer vigil in the cavernous, Gothic-style sanctuary of the Washington National Cathedral sat in respectful silence as Lucy McBath took to the podium and declared herself a “surrogate mother” to their movement. The Marietta resident stood...

Posted: 8 days ago

The thousands of student gun control activists and their parents who gathered for a recent prayer vigil in the cavernous, Gothic-style sanctuary of the Washington National Cathedral sat in respectful silence as Lucy McBath took to the podium and declared herself a “surrogate mother” to their movement. The Marietta resident stood...
Georgia Democratic congressional candidates sound off about gun safety
 Lucy McBath, a prominent gun control activist, is not the only Democratic candidate highlighting gun safety in the race to unseat Republican U.S. Rep. Karen Handel in suburban Atlanta. McBath’s three Democratic primary opponents sounded off about the issue Monday night in a forum organized by the Jewish Democratic Women’s Salon...

Posted: 10 days ago

Lucy McBath, a prominent gun control activist, is not the only Democratic candidate highlighting gun safety in the race to unseat Republican U.S. Rep. Karen Handel in suburban Atlanta. McBath’s three Democratic primary opponents sounded off about the issue Monday night in a forum organized by the Jewish Democratic Women’s Salon...
Georgia races attract many first-generation Americans
 Ethan Pham fled Vietnam with his family after his father was imprisoned there for 10 years for fighting on the side of U.S. troops against the Communists. He and his wife now run a law firm in Norcross. Kevin Abel of Sandy Springs immigrated here from South Africa as a teenager with his family, leaving behind the ugliness of apartheid and...

Posted: 12 days ago

Ethan Pham fled Vietnam with his family after his father was imprisoned there for 10 years for fighting on the side of U.S. troops against the Communists. He and his wife now run a law firm in Norcross. Kevin Abel of Sandy Springs immigrated here from South Africa as a teenager with his family, leaving behind the ugliness of apartheid and...
Georgia congressional hopeful’s past includes bizarre boat theft case
 Dr. Steve Foster, a Democrat vying for U.S. Rep. Tom Graves’ seat in North Georgia, says three things landed him and his charitable organization in hot water: good intentions, trumped-up drug charges and a messy divorce. A first-time candidate, Foster, 61, has been investigated by the U.S. Army on allegations he stole surplus military...

Posted: 14 days ago

Dr. Steve Foster, a Democrat vying for U.S. Rep. Tom Graves’ seat in North Georgia, says three things landed him and his charitable organization in hot water: good intentions, trumped-up drug charges and a messy divorce. A first-time candidate, Foster, 61, has been investigated by the U.S. Army on allegations he stole surplus military...
Decatur, law firm suing Georgia’s Immigration Enforcement Review Board
 Decatur and the law firm that represents it are suing Georgia’s Immigration Enforcement Review Board, alleging the appointed panel is violating the state’s open meetings and open records laws. Filed Wednesday in the Fulton County Superior Court, the pair of lawsuits from the city and Wilson, Morton & Downs allege the board meets...

Posted: 16 days ago

Decatur and the law firm that represents it are suing Georgia’s Immigration Enforcement Review Board, alleging the appointed panel is violating the state’s open meetings and open records laws. Filed Wednesday in the Fulton County Superior Court, the pair of lawsuits from the city and Wilson, Morton & Downs allege the board meets...
SPLC suit targets immigration detention centers in Georgia, Louisiana
 The Southern Poverty Law Center on Wednesday sued the Trump administration in federal court, alleging it is violating the U.S. Constitution by blocking people held in immigration detention centers in South Georgia and in Louisiana from seeing their lawyers. Filed in the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., the lawsuit targets Stewart...

Posted: 16 days ago

The Southern Poverty Law Center on Wednesday sued the Trump administration in federal court, alleging it is violating the U.S. Constitution by blocking people held in immigration detention centers in South Georgia and in Louisiana from seeing their lawyers. Filed in the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., the lawsuit targets Stewart...
Lawmaker: New version of Georgia immigration bill could come next year
 The sweeping immigration enforcement measure backed by Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle stalled in Georgia’s House when lawmakers raced to consider other priorities on the final day of the legislative session, House Majority Whip Christian Coomer said Wednesday. But it’s possible, according to the Cartersville Republican, that a new version...

Posted: 16 days ago

The sweeping immigration enforcement measure backed by Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle stalled in Georgia’s House when lawmakers raced to consider other priorities on the final day of the legislative session, House Majority Whip Christian Coomer said Wednesday. But it’s possible, according to the Cartersville Republican, that a new version...
Clinton, Conway to speak at annual Atlanta summit about drug abuse
 Former President Bill Clinton and Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Donald Trump, are scheduled to speak in Atlanta Wednesday at an annual summit on opioid and heroin abuse. More than 2,900 people from 48 states and Washington, D.C., and six other countries are attending the seventh annual National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit at...

Posted: 18 days ago

Former President Bill Clinton and Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Donald Trump, are scheduled to speak in Atlanta Wednesday at an annual summit on opioid and heroin abuse. More than 2,900 people from 48 states and Washington, D.C., and six other countries are attending the seventh annual National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit at...





Jeremy Redmon

Reporter

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.

Latest from Jeremy Redmon

Operator of S. Georgia immigration detention center hit with lawsuit
 Three men who have been held in a South Georgia immigration detention center filed a federal class-action lawsuit this week against the private company that operates the facility, alleging the company is forcing detainees to cook and clean there for as little as $1 a day as part of a profit-making scheme. Filed Tuesday in the U.S. District...

Posted: 2 days ago

Three men who have been held in a South Georgia immigration detention center filed a federal class-action lawsuit this week against the private company that operates the facility, alleging the company is forcing detainees to cook and clean there for as little as $1 a day as part of a profit-making scheme. Filed Tuesday in the U.S. District...
Clarke County sheriff limiting cooperation with ICE amid crackdown
 The Clarke County Sheriff’s Office in Athens has announced it is joining a growing number of Georgia law enforcement agencies that are limiting cooperation with federal immigration authorities in their jails. The move by Clarke Sheriff Ira Edwards Jr. comes amid threats from the Trump administration to cut off federal funding to...

Posted: 4 days ago

The Clarke County Sheriff’s Office in Athens has announced it is joining a growing number of Georgia law enforcement agencies that are limiting cooperation with federal immigration authorities in their jails. The move by Clarke Sheriff Ira Edwards Jr. comes amid threats from the Trump administration to cut off federal funding to...
Georgia congressional candidate takes aim at Trump over DACA in new ad
 Kevin Abel, a Democratic candidate for U.S. Rep. Karen Handel’s suburban Atlanta seat, released a new campaign ad this week that takes aim at President Donald Trump’s handling of an Obama era program that is shielding young immigrants from deportation. In his 30-second online ad, Abel indirectly refers to how Trump has moved...

Posted: 8 days ago

Kevin Abel, a Democratic candidate for U.S. Rep. Karen Handel’s suburban Atlanta seat, released a new campaign ad this week that takes aim at President Donald Trump’s handling of an Obama era program that is shielding young immigrants from deportation. In his 30-second online ad, Abel indirectly refers to how Trump has moved...
Georgia congressional race pulled into national gun control debate
 The thousands of student gun control activists and their parents who gathered for a recent prayer vigil in the cavernous, Gothic-style sanctuary of the Washington National Cathedral sat in respectful silence as Lucy McBath took to the podium and declared herself a “surrogate mother” to their movement. The Marietta resident stood...

Posted: 8 days ago

The thousands of student gun control activists and their parents who gathered for a recent prayer vigil in the cavernous, Gothic-style sanctuary of the Washington National Cathedral sat in respectful silence as Lucy McBath took to the podium and declared herself a “surrogate mother” to their movement. The Marietta resident stood...
Georgia Democratic congressional candidates sound off about gun safety
 Lucy McBath, a prominent gun control activist, is not the only Democratic candidate highlighting gun safety in the race to unseat Republican U.S. Rep. Karen Handel in suburban Atlanta. McBath’s three Democratic primary opponents sounded off about the issue Monday night in a forum organized by the Jewish Democratic Women’s Salon...

Posted: 10 days ago

Lucy McBath, a prominent gun control activist, is not the only Democratic candidate highlighting gun safety in the race to unseat Republican U.S. Rep. Karen Handel in suburban Atlanta. McBath’s three Democratic primary opponents sounded off about the issue Monday night in a forum organized by the Jewish Democratic Women’s Salon...
Georgia races attract many first-generation Americans
 Ethan Pham fled Vietnam with his family after his father was imprisoned there for 10 years for fighting on the side of U.S. troops against the Communists. He and his wife now run a law firm in Norcross. Kevin Abel of Sandy Springs immigrated here from South Africa as a teenager with his family, leaving behind the ugliness of apartheid and...

Posted: 12 days ago

Ethan Pham fled Vietnam with his family after his father was imprisoned there for 10 years for fighting on the side of U.S. troops against the Communists. He and his wife now run a law firm in Norcross. Kevin Abel of Sandy Springs immigrated here from South Africa as a teenager with his family, leaving behind the ugliness of apartheid and...
Georgia congressional hopeful’s past includes bizarre boat theft case
 Dr. Steve Foster, a Democrat vying for U.S. Rep. Tom Graves’ seat in North Georgia, says three things landed him and his charitable organization in hot water: good intentions, trumped-up drug charges and a messy divorce. A first-time candidate, Foster, 61, has been investigated by the U.S. Army on allegations he stole surplus military...

Posted: 14 days ago

Dr. Steve Foster, a Democrat vying for U.S. Rep. Tom Graves’ seat in North Georgia, says three things landed him and his charitable organization in hot water: good intentions, trumped-up drug charges and a messy divorce. A first-time candidate, Foster, 61, has been investigated by the U.S. Army on allegations he stole surplus military...
Decatur, law firm suing Georgia’s Immigration Enforcement Review Board
 Decatur and the law firm that represents it are suing Georgia’s Immigration Enforcement Review Board, alleging the appointed panel is violating the state’s open meetings and open records laws. Filed Wednesday in the Fulton County Superior Court, the pair of lawsuits from the city and Wilson, Morton & Downs allege the board meets...

Posted: 16 days ago

Decatur and the law firm that represents it are suing Georgia’s Immigration Enforcement Review Board, alleging the appointed panel is violating the state’s open meetings and open records laws. Filed Wednesday in the Fulton County Superior Court, the pair of lawsuits from the city and Wilson, Morton & Downs allege the board meets...
SPLC suit targets immigration detention centers in Georgia, Louisiana
 The Southern Poverty Law Center on Wednesday sued the Trump administration in federal court, alleging it is violating the U.S. Constitution by blocking people held in immigration detention centers in South Georgia and in Louisiana from seeing their lawyers. Filed in the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., the lawsuit targets Stewart...

Posted: 16 days ago

The Southern Poverty Law Center on Wednesday sued the Trump administration in federal court, alleging it is violating the U.S. Constitution by blocking people held in immigration detention centers in South Georgia and in Louisiana from seeing their lawyers. Filed in the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., the lawsuit targets Stewart...
Lawmaker: New version of Georgia immigration bill could come next year
 The sweeping immigration enforcement measure backed by Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle stalled in Georgia’s House when lawmakers raced to consider other priorities on the final day of the legislative session, House Majority Whip Christian Coomer said Wednesday. But it’s possible, according to the Cartersville Republican, that a new version...

Posted: 16 days ago

The sweeping immigration enforcement measure backed by Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle stalled in Georgia’s House when lawmakers raced to consider other priorities on the final day of the legislative session, House Majority Whip Christian Coomer said Wednesday. But it’s possible, according to the Cartersville Republican, that a new version...
Clinton, Conway to speak at annual Atlanta summit about drug abuse
 Former President Bill Clinton and Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Donald Trump, are scheduled to speak in Atlanta Wednesday at an annual summit on opioid and heroin abuse. More than 2,900 people from 48 states and Washington, D.C., and six other countries are attending the seventh annual National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit at...

Posted: 18 days ago

Former President Bill Clinton and Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Donald Trump, are scheduled to speak in Atlanta Wednesday at an annual summit on opioid and heroin abuse. More than 2,900 people from 48 states and Washington, D.C., and six other countries are attending the seventh annual National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit at...