Case: Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights (GLAHR) v. Alford

1:16-cv-00757 | U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Filed Date: March 9, 2016

Closed Date: March 28, 2019

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Case Summary

On March 9, 2016, the Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights (GLAHR) and students within the University System of Georgia filed this lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. The plaintiffs sued the members of the Board of Regents for the University System of Georgia for denying in-state tuition to undocumented students who had received deferred immigration action under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. They argued that the students were…

On March 9, 2016, the Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights (GLAHR) and students within the University System of Georgia filed this lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. The plaintiffs sued the members of the Board of Regents for the University System of Georgia for denying in-state tuition to undocumented students who had received deferred immigration action under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. They argued that the students were lawful residents of Georgia and that, as such, the state had created an unconstitutional two-tiered residency classification system. Plaintiffs sought injunctive and monetary relief under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, claiming violations of the Supremacy Clause and the Fourteenth Amendment Equal Protection Clause.

The defendants moved to dismiss the complaint on April 7, 2016. They argued that GLAHR lacked standing; the plaintiff’s official capacity claims were barred by the Eleventh Amendment and not cognizable under 42 U.S.C. § 1983; plaintiffs had failed to state a claim upon which relief can be granted; and the defendants had qualified immunity. In response, the plaintiffs amended their complaint on April 21, 2016, adding both plaintiffs and defendants to the lawsuit and maintaining their original causes of action. They also filed a motion for a preliminary injunction on May 3, 2016, seeking enjoinment of the University System’s classification system that had been classifying deferred action recipients as not lawfully present. The plaintiffs alleged that this system was irreparably harming the educational opportunities and career prospects of the deferred action students. The defendants moved to dismiss the amended complaint two days later. Judge William C. O’Kelley heard oral arguments regarding the motion to dismiss on August 25, 2016.

On February 10, 2017, defendants motioned to stay proceedings given a parallel proceeding in Dean Alford v. Rigoberto Rivera Hernandez. In that case, plaintiffs brought suit in state court against the University System of Georgia Board of Regents, arguing their denial of in-state tuition to DACA recipients violated the Board of Regents’ own policies and state statutory law concerning residency status. As that case had moved to the Georgia Supreme Court, defendants argued proceedings in this case should be stayed pending the outcome of that case.

On February 16, 2017, Judge William C. O’Kelley granted defendant’s motion to stay proceedings and denied without prejudice the plaintiffs’ motion for preliminary injunction and the defendants’ motion to dismiss. He explained both the parallel litigation in Dean Alford v. Rigoberto Rivera Hernandez and President Trump’s stated opposition to the DACA program justified the stay.

Following the stay, the defendants filed a motion to dismiss the first amended complaint on May 1, 2017. The plaintiffs filed another motion for a preliminary injunction on May 31, 2017. Defendants responded in opposition on June 13, 2017.

Subsequent to Judge O’Kelley’s decision, the Trump Administration announced its decision to rescind the DACA program.

On March 28, 2018, the District Court dismissed without prejudice the defendants’ motion to dismiss and the plaintiffs’ motion for a preliminary injunction. The Court stayed the case pending a decision from the Eleventh Circuit in Estrada v. Becker. In Estrada, students qualified to attend Georgia’s selective schools challenged the Georgia Board of Regents’ policy requiring Georgia’s three most selective universities to verify the “lawful presence” of students admitted. Under the challenged policy, applicants with DACA could not attend schools that did not admit all academically qualified applicants for the two most recent years. The District Court in Estrada had dismissed plaintiffs’ challenges that the policy violated the Supremacy Clause and the Equal Protection Clause.

On March 6, 2019, the Eleventh Circuit issued its decision in Estrada and affirmed the District Court. 917 F.3d 1298. It found the policy did not violate the Supremacy Clause because it was not an unconstitutional regulation of immigration and the policy was not preempted. Regarding the Equal Protection claim, it agreed with the District Court that the students were not similarly situated to other noncitizens permitted to attend because unlike the other noncitizens the DACA recipients did not have lawful status. Following the decision in Estrada, Judge Richard W. Story issued an order to show cause on March 12, 2019, asking the plaintiffs to demonstrate why GLAHR v. Alford should not be dismissed. In response, the plaintiffs voluntarily dismissed the case. The case was closed on March 28, 2019.

Summary Authors

Bryce Freeman (10/10/2017)

Emily Kempa (2/23/2021)

People

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Judge(s)

Huck, Paul C. (Florida)

Jordan, Adalberto Jose (Florida)

O'Kelley, William Clark (Georgia)

Story, Richard W. (Georgia)

Tjoflat, Gerald Bard (Florida)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Begnaud, Mark Andrew (Georgia)

Castillo, Jorge Martin (California)

Dominguez, Miguel A. (Georgia)

Horsley, Nathanael A. (Georgia)

Horsley [DUP], Nathan (Georgia)

Judge(s)

Huck, Paul C. (Florida)

Jordan, Adalberto Jose (Florida)

O'Kelley, William Clark (Georgia)

Story, Richard W. (Georgia)

Tjoflat, Gerald Bard (Florida)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Begnaud, Mark Andrew (Georgia)

Castillo, Jorge Martin (California)

Dominguez, Miguel A. (Georgia)

Horsley, Nathanael A. (Georgia)

Horsley [DUP], Nathan (Georgia)

Lopez, Burth (District of Columbia)

Sampson, Thomas G. (Georgia)

Schoettle, Sarah (Illinois)

Viramontes, Victor (California)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Becker, Mark (Georgia)

Chalmers, Roger A (Georgia)

Dorman, Steve Michael (Georgia)

Gore, Deborah Nolan (Georgia)

Huckaby, Hillary III (Louisiana)

Keel, Brooks A (Georgia)

Morehead, Jere (Georgia)

Orland, Devon (Georgia)

Peterson, G.P. (Georgia)

Pinson, Andrew Alan (Georgia)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

Docket [PACER]

Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights v. Alford

March 28, 2019 Docket
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Complaint

March 9, 2016 Complaint
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First Amended Complaint

April 21, 2016 Complaint
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Plaintiffs' Motion For Preliminary Injunction

May 3, 2016 Pleading / Motion / Brief
94

Order

Feb. 16, 2017 Order/Opinion

Memorandum on Rescission of DACA

No Court

Sept. 5, 2017 Press Release

Opinion of the Court

Estrada v. Becker

U. S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

917 F.3d 1298

March 6, 2019 Order/Opinion
115

Order

Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights v. Alford

March 12, 2019 Order/Opinion

Resources

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Docket

See docket on RECAP: https://www.courtlistener.com/docket/4505350/georgia-latino-alliance-for-human-rights-v-alford/

Last updated May 20, 2022, 4:28 a.m.

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COMPLAINT filed by Karla Lopez, Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights, and Lorena Guillen. ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 113E-6333824.) (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet)(bnw) Please visit our website at http://www.gand.uscourts.gov/commonly-used-forms to obtain Pretrial Instructions which includes the Consent To Proceed Before U.S. Magistrate form. (Entered: 03/10/2016)

1 Civil Cover Sheet

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March 9, 2016 PACER
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Electronic Summons Issued as to C. Dean Alford, Gregory F. Aloia, Jean Bartels, Mark P. Becker, Christopher Blake, Linda Bleicken, Robert G. Boehmer, W. Paul Bowers, David C. Bridges, Max Burns, Virginia Carson, Richard Carvajal, Cheryl Davenport Dozier, Arthur Dunning, Lori Durden, Larry R. Ellis, Donald Green, Rutledge A. Griffin, Jr, C. Thomas Hopkins, Jr, James M. Hull, Thomas J. "Tim" Hynes, Bonita Jacobs, Paul Jones, Donald M. Leebern, Jr, Chris Markwood, Kyle Marrero, Gary A. McGaha, Shawn McGee, Daniel S. Papp, Charles Patterson, Doreen Stiles Poitevint, Stas Preczewski, Neil L. Pruitt, Jr, Sachin Shailendra, E. Scott Smith, Cecil Staton, Kessel D. Stelling, Jr, Benjamin J. Tarbutton, III, Richard L. Tucker, Margaret Venable, Thomas Rogers Wade, Larry Walker, Don L. Waters, Philip A. Wilheit, Sr. (Attachments: # 1 Summons Dean Alford, # 2 Summons C Thomas Hopkins Jr, # 3 Summons Don L Waters, # 4 Summons Donald M Leebern Jr, # 5 Summons Doreen Stiles Poitevint, # 6 Summons Dr Arthur N Dunning, # 7 Summons Dr Bonita Jacobs, # 8 Summons Dr Cecil Staton, # 9 Summons Dr Charles Patterson, # 10 Summons Dr Cheryl Davenport Dozier, # 11 Summons Dr Chris Markwood, # 12 Summons Dr Christopher Blake, # 13 Summons Dr. Daniel S Papp, # 14 Summons Dr David C Bridges, # 15 Summons Dr Donald Green, # 16 Summons Dr E Scott Smith, # 17 Summons Dr Gary A McGaha, # 18 Summons Dr Gregory F Aloia, # 19 Summons Dr Jean Bartels, # 20 Summons Dr Kyle Marrero, # 21 Summons Dr Linda Bleicken, # 22 Summons Dr Margaret Venable, # 23 Summons Dr Mark P Becker, # 24 Summons Dr Max Burns, # 25 Summons Dr Paul Jones, # 26 Summons Dr Richard Carvajal, # 27 Summons Dr Robert G Boehmer, # 28 Summons Dr Stas Preczewski, # 29 Summons Dr Thomas J Tim Hynes, # 30 Summons Dr Virginia Carson, # 31 Summons James M Hull, # 32 Summons Kessel D Stelling Jr, # 33 Summons Larry R Ellis, # 34 Summons Larry Walker, # 35 Summons Lori Durden, # 36 Summons Neil L Pruitt Jr, # 37 Summons Phillip A Wilheit Sr, # 38 Summons Richard L Tucker, # 39 Summons Rutledge A Griffin Jr, # 40 Summons Sachin Shailendra, # 41 Summons Shawn McGee, # 42 Summons Thomas Rogers Wade, # 43 Summons W Paul Powers)(bnw) (Entered: 03/10/2016)

1 Summons Dean Alford

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2 Summons C Thomas Hopkins Jr

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3 Summons Don L Waters

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4 Summons Donald M Leebern Jr

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5 Summons Doreen Stiles Poitevint

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6 Summons Dr Arthur N Dunning

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7 Summons Dr Bonita Jacobs

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8 Summons Dr Cecil Staton

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9 Summons Dr Charles Patterson

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10 Summons Dr Cheryl Davenport Dozier

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11 Summons Dr Chris Markwood

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12 Summons Dr Christopher Blake

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13 Summons Dr. Daniel S Papp

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14 Summons Dr David C Bridges

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15 Summons Dr Donald Green

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16 Summons Dr E Scott Smith

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17 Summons Dr Gary A McGaha

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18 Summons Dr Gregory F Aloia

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19 Summons Dr Jean Bartels

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20 Summons Dr Kyle Marrero

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21 Summons Dr Linda Bleicken

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22 Summons Dr Margaret Venable

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23 Summons Dr Mark P Becker

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24 Summons Dr Max Burns

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25 Summons Dr Paul Jones

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26 Summons Dr Richard Carvajal

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27 Summons Dr Robert G Boehmer

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28 Summons Dr Stas Preczewski

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29 Summons Dr Thomas J Tim Hynes

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30 Summons Dr Virginia Carson

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31 Summons James M Hull

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32 Summons Kessel D Stelling Jr

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33 Summons Larry R Ellis

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34 Summons Larry Walker

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35 Summons Lori Durden

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36 Summons Neil L Pruitt Jr

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37 Summons Phillip A Wilheit Sr

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38 Summons Richard L Tucker

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39 Summons Rutledge A Griffin Jr

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40 Summons Sachin Shailendra

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41 Summons Shawn McGee

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42 Summons Thomas Rogers Wade

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43 Summons W Paul Powers

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March 10, 2016 PACER
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APPLICATION for Admission of Victor Viramontes Pro Hac Vice (Application fee $ 150, receipt number 113E-6344926) with Brief In Support by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights, Lorena Guillen, Karla Lopez. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 03/15/2016)

March 15, 2016 PACER
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APPLICATION for Admission of Sarah Schoettle Pro Hac Vice (Application fee $ 150, receipt number 113E-6345097)by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights, Lorena Guillen, Karla Lopez. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 03/15/2016)

March 15, 2016 PACER
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APPLICATION for Admission of Jorge Castillo Pro Hac Vice (Application fee $ 150, receipt number 113E-6345121)by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights, Lorena Guillen, Karla Lopez. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 03/15/2016)

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APPLICATION for Admission of Burth Lopez Pro Hac Vice (Application fee $ 150, receipt number 113E-6345130)by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights, Lorena Guillen, Karla Lopez. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 03/15/2016)

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Return of Service Executed by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. Donald Green served on 3/21/2016, answer due 4/11/2016. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 03/23/2016)

March 23, 2016 PACER
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Return of Service Executed by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. Margaret Venable served on 3/17/2016, answer due 4/7/2016. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 03/23/2016)

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Return of Service Executed by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. Christopher Blake served on 3/21/2016, answer due 4/11/2016. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 03/25/2016)

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Return of Service Executed by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. Paul Jones served on 3/17/2016, answer due 4/7/2016. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 03/25/2016)

March 25, 2016 PACER
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Return of Service Executed by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. Linda Bleicken served on 3/21/2016, answer due 4/11/2016. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 03/28/2016)

March 28, 2016 PACER

Approval of Application for Admission Pro Hac Vice

March 29, 2016 PACER

Approval of Application for Admission Pro Hac Vice

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Return of Service Executed by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. Gary A. McGaha served on 3/23/2016, answer due 4/13/2016. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 03/30/2016)

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Return of Service Executed by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. Thomas J. "Tim" Hynes served on 3/23/2016, answer due 4/13/2016. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 03/30/2016)

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Return of Service Executed by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. Bonita Jacobs served on 3/24/2016, answer due 4/14/2016. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 03/30/2016)

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Return of Service Executed by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. Daniel S. Papp served on 3/24/2016, answer due 4/14/2016. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 03/30/2016)

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Return of Service Executed by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. Kyle Marrero served on 3/28/2016, answer due 4/18/2016. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 03/30/2016)

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Return of Service Executed by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. Stas Preczewski served on 3/28/2016, answer due 4/18/2016. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 03/30/2016)

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Return of Service Executed by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. Mark P. Becker served on 3/28/2016, answer due 4/18/2016. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 03/30/2016)

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Return of Service Executed by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. C. Dean Alford served on 3/22/2016, answer due 4/12/2016. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 03/30/2016)

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Return of Service Executed by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. W. Paul Bowers served on 3/22/2016, answer due 4/12/2016. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 03/30/2016)

March 30, 2016 PACER
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Return of Service Executed by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. Lori Durden served on 3/22/2016, answer due 4/12/2016. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 03/30/2016)

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Return of Service Executed by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. Larry R. Ellis served on 3/22/2016, answer due 4/12/2016. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 03/30/2016)

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Return of Service Executed by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. Rutledge A. Griffin, Jr served on 3/22/2016, answer due 4/12/2016. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 03/30/2016)

March 30, 2016 PACER
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ORDER granting 6 Application for Admission Pro Hac Vice of Petitioner Burth Lopez. Signed by Judge William C. O'Kelley on 03/30/2016. (rsg) (Entered: 03/30/2016)

March 30, 2016 PACER
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ORDER granting 4 Application for Admission Pro Hac Vice of Petitioner Sarah Schoettle. Signed by Judge William C. O'Kelley on 03/30/2016. (rsg) (Entered: 03/30/2016)

March 30, 2016 PACER
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ORDER granting 5 Application for Admission of Jorge Castillo Pro Hac Vice. Signed by Judge William C. O'Kelley on 03/31/2016. (rsg) (Entered: 03/31/2016)

March 31, 2016 PACER
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Return of Service Executed by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. C. Thomas Hopkins, Jr served on 3/22/2016, answer due 4/12/2016. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 04/01/2016)

April 1, 2016 PACER
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Return of Service Executed by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. James M. Hull served on 3/22/2016, answer due 4/12/2016. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 04/01/2016)

April 1, 2016 PACER
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Return of Service Executed by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. Donald M. Leebern, Jr served on 3/22/2016, answer due 4/12/2016. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 04/01/2016)

April 1, 2016 PACER
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Return of Service Executed by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. Doreen Stiles Poitevint served on 3/22/2016, answer due 4/12/2016. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 04/01/2016)

April 1, 2016 PACER
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Return of Service Executed by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. Neil L. Pruitt, Jr served on 3/22/2016, answer due 4/12/2016. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 04/01/2016)

April 1, 2016 PACER
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Return of Service Executed by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. Sachin Shailendra served on 3/22/2016, answer due 4/12/2016. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 04/01/2016)

April 1, 2016 PACER
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Return of Service Executed by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. E. Scott Smith served on 3/22/2016, answer due 4/12/2016. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 04/01/2016)

April 1, 2016 PACER
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Return of Service Executed by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. Kessel D. Stelling, Jr served on 3/22/2016, answer due 4/12/2016. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 04/01/2016)

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Return of Service Executed by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. Benjamin J. Tarbutton, III served on 3/22/2016, answer due 4/12/2016. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 04/01/2016)

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Return of Service Executed by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. Richard L. Tucker served on 3/22/2016, answer due 4/12/2016. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 04/01/2016)

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Return of Service Executed by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. Thomas Rogers Wade served on 3/22/2016, answer due 4/12/2016. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 04/01/2016)

April 1, 2016 PACER
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ORDER granting THE 3 APPLICATION for Admission of Victor Viramontes Pro Hac Vice FOR Lorena Guillen, Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights, Karla Lopez. Signed by Judge William C. O'Kelley on 04/01/16. (sk) (Entered: 04/01/2016)

April 1, 2016 PACER
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Return of Service Executed by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. Larry Walker served on 3/22/2016, answer due 4/12/2016. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 04/01/2016)

April 1, 2016 PACER
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Return of Service Executed by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. Don L. Waters served on 3/22/2016, answer due 4/12/2016. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 04/01/2016)

April 1, 2016 PACER
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Return of Service Executed by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. Philip A. Wilheit, Sr served on 3/22/2016, answer due 4/12/2016. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 04/01/2016)

April 1, 2016 PACER
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Return of Service Executed by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. David C. Bridges served on 3/23/2016, answer due 4/13/2016. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 04/01/2016)

April 1, 2016 PACER
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Return of Service Executed by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. Richard Carvajal served on 3/28/2016, answer due 4/18/2016. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 04/01/2016)

April 1, 2016 PACER
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Return of Service Executed by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. Charles Patterson served on 3/24/2016, answer due 4/14/2016. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 04/01/2016)

April 1, 2016 PACER
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MOTION for Leave to File Excess Pages by C. Dean Alford, Mark P. Becker, Christopher Blake, Linda Bleicken, W. Paul Bowers, Lori Durden, Larry R. Ellis, Donald Green, Rutledge A. Griffin, Jr, Thomas J. "Tim" Hynes, Bonita Jacobs, Paul Jones, Kyle Marrero, Gary A. McGaha, Daniel S. Papp, Stas Preczewski, Margaret Venable. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Gore, Deborah) (Entered: 04/01/2016)

1 Proposed Order

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April 1, 2016 PACER

Order on Motion for Leave to File Excess Pages

April 4, 2016 PACER

Clerks Certificate of Mailing

April 4, 2016 PACER
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Return of Service Executed by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. Arthur Dunning served on 3/29/2016, answer due 4/19/2016. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 04/04/2016)

April 4, 2016 PACER
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Return of Service Executed by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. Shawn McGee served on 3/30/2016, answer due 4/20/2016. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 04/04/2016)

April 4, 2016 PACER
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MOTION to Dismiss Plaintiff's Complaint by C. Dean Alford, Jean Bartels, Mark P. Becker, Christopher Blake, Linda Bleicken, Robert G. Boehmer, W. Paul Bowers, David C. Bridges, Max Burns, Richard Carvajal, Arthur Dunning, Lori Durden, Larry R. Ellis, Donald Green, Rutledge A. Griffin, Jr, C. Thomas Hopkins, Jr, James M. Hull, Thomas J. "Tim" Hynes, Bonita Jacobs, Paul Jones, Donald M. Leebern, Jr, Kyle Marrero, Gary A. McGaha, Shawn McGee, Daniel S. Papp, Charles Patterson, Doreen Stiles Poitevint, Stas Preczewski, Neil L. Pruitt, Jr, Sachin Shailendra, E. Scott Smith, Kessel D. Stelling, Jr, Benjamin J. Tarbutton, III, Richard L. Tucker, Margaret Venable, Thomas Rogers Wade, Larry Walker, Don L. Waters, Philip A. Wilheit, Sr. (Attachments: # 1 Brief In Support, # 2 Exhibit A - Memo, # 3 Exhibit B - FAQ)(Orland, Devon) (Entered: 04/07/2016)

1 Brief In Support

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2 Exhibit A - Memo

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3 Exhibit B - FAQ

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April 7, 2016 PACER
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MOTION to Stay All Discovery-Related Activities and Brief In Support with Brief In Support by C. Dean Alford, Jean Bartels, Mark P. Becker, Christopher Blake, Linda Bleicken, Robert G. Boehmer, W. Paul Bowers, David C. Bridges, Max Burns, Richard Carvajal, Arthur Dunning, Lori Durden, Larry R. Ellis, Donald Green, Rutledge A. Griffin, Jr, C. Thomas Hopkins, Jr, James M. Hull, Thomas J. "Tim" Hynes, Bonita Jacobs, Paul Jones, Donald M. Leebern, Jr, Kyle Marrero, Gary A. McGaha, Shawn McGee, Daniel S. Papp, Charles Patterson, Doreen Stiles Poitevint, Stas Preczewski, Neil L. Pruitt, Jr, Sachin Shailendra, E. Scott Smith, Kessel D. Stelling, Jr, Benjamin J. Tarbutton, III, Richard L. Tucker, Margaret Venable, Thomas Rogers Wade, Larry Walker, Don L. Waters, Philip A. Wilheit, Sr. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Orland, Devon) (Entered: 04/07/2016)

1 Proposed Order

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Return of Service Executed by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. Jean Bartels served on 4/5/2016, answer due 4/26/2016. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 04/08/2016)

April 8, 2016 PACER
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Return of Service Executed by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. Chris Markwood served on 3/30/2016, answer due 4/20/2016. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 04/08/2016)

April 8, 2016 PACER
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Return of Service Executed by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. Cheryl Davenport Dozier served on 4/6/2016, answer due 4/27/2016. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 04/11/2016)

April 11, 2016 PACER
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Return of Service Executed by Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. Robert G. Boehmer served on 3/23/2016, answer due 4/13/2016. (Horsley, Nathanael) (Entered: 04/11/2016)

April 11, 2016 PACER
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MOTION To Adopt Defendants' Pre-Answer 49 Motion to Dimiss Plaintiff's Complaint with Brief In Support by Gregory F. Aloia, Virginia Carson, Cheryl Davenport Dozier, Chris Markwood. (Gore, Deborah) Modified on 4/20/2016 to add appropriate document link (sk). (Entered: 04/20/2016)

April 20, 2016 PACER
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Amended Complaint

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Response in Opposition to Motion

1 Affidavit of Sarah Schoettle

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2 Exhibit A

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3 Exhibit B

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April 21, 2016 PACER
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Response in Opposition to Motion

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Return of Service Executed

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Return of Service Executed

April 22, 2016 PACER
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Motion for Leave to File Excess Pages

1 Proposed Order

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April 29, 2016 PACER
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Motion for Leave to File Excess Pages

1 Text of Proposed Order

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April 29, 2016 PACER
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Order on Motion for Leave to File Excess Pages

May 2, 2016 PACER
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Order on Motion for Leave to File Excess Pages

May 2, 2016 PACER
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Motion for Preliminary Injunction

1 Affidavit Declaration of Karla Lopez

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2 Affidavit Declaration of Adelina Nicholls

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3 Affidavit Declaration of Arturo Martinez del Rello

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4 Affidavit Declaration of Jorge San Juan

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5 Affidavit Declaration of Laura Emiko Soltis

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6 Affidavit Declaration of Lorena Guillen Castillo

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7 Affidavit Declaration of Mayela Salazar

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8 Affidavit Declaration of Victor Viramontes

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9 Exhibit Exhibit A to Viramontes Declaration

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10 Exhibit Exhibit B to Viramontes Declaration

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11 Exhibit Exhibit C to Viramontes Declaration

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12 Exhibit Exhibit D to Viramontes Declaration

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13 Exhibit Exhibit E to Viramontes Declaration

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14 Exhibit Exhibit F to Viramontes Declaration

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15 Exhibit Exhibit G to Viramontes Declaration

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16 Exhibit Exhibit H to Viramontes Declaration

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17 Exhibit Exhibit I to Viramontes Declaration

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18 Exhibit Exhibit J to Viramontes Declaration

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19 Exhibit Exhibit K to Viramontes Declaration

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20 Exhibit Exhibit L to Viramontes Declaration

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21 Exhibit Exhibit M to Viramontes Declaration

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22 Exhibit Exhibit N to Viramontes Declaration

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May 3, 2016 PACER
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Motion to Dismiss

1 Brief In Support

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2 Exhibit A Memo

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3 Exhibit B FAQ

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May 5, 2016 PACER
66

Motion to Stay

1 Proposed Order

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May 5, 2016 PACER

Submission to District Judge

May 9, 2016 PACER

Submission to District Judge

May 10, 2016 PACER
67

Motion for Extension of Time

May 10, 2016 PACER
68

Order on Motion for Extension of Time

May 10, 2016 PACER
69

Leave of Absence

May 17, 2016 PACER
70

Motion to Expedite

1 Declaration of Sarah Schoettle

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2 Exhibit A

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3 Exhibit B

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May 19, 2016 PACER
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Waiver of Service Executed

May 20, 2016 PACER
72

Waiver of Service Executed

May 20, 2016 PACER
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Waiver of Service Executed

May 23, 2016 PACER
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Response in Opposition to Motion

1 Lopez Declaration

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2 Exhibit A

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3 Exhibit B

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4 Exhibit C

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May 23, 2016 PACER
75

Response in Opposition to Motion

1 Exhibit A - Wenham Affidavit

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2 A-1 BOR Policy 4.3

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3 A-2 Tuition Classification

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4 A-3 Student Aid Handbook

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5 Exhibit B - Fuchko Affidavit

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6 B-1 Cost of Education

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May 27, 2016 PACER
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Motion for Miscellaneous Relief

May 31, 2016 PACER
77

Response (Non-Motion)

June 2, 2016 PACER
79

Reply Brief

June 2, 2016 PACER
78

Motion for Leave to File

1 Text of Proposed Order Proposed Order

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June 3, 2016 PACER

Submission to District Judge

June 6, 2016 PACER
80

Motion for Leave to File Excess Pages

1 Proposed Order

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June 6, 2016 PACER
81

Order on Motion for Leave to File Excess Pages

June 7, 2016 PACER
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Order on Application for Admission PHV

June 7, 2016 PACER
83

Order on Motion for Leave to File

June 7, 2016 PACER
84

Notice of Filing

1 Exhibit A - Wenham Affidavit

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June 9, 2016 PACER
85

Reply Brief

June 9, 2016 PACER

Submission to District Judge

June 13, 2016 PACER
86

Reply Brief

1 Affidavit Supplemental Declaration of Victor Viramontes

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June 13, 2016 PACER

Submission to District Judge

June 23, 2016 PACER
87

Notice (Other)

June 30, 2016 PACER

Notice of Hearing on Motion

Aug. 9, 2016 PACER
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Order on Motion to Dismiss

Aug. 9, 2016 PACER
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Motion Hearing

Aug. 25, 2016 PACER
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Leave of Absence

Dec. 8, 2016 PACER

State / Territory: Georgia

Case Type(s):

Immigration and/or the Border

Key Dates

Filing Date: March 9, 2016

Closing Date: March 28, 2019

Case Ongoing: No

Plaintiffs

Plaintiff Description:

Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights (GLAHR) and DACA students within the University System of Georgia.

Plaintiff Type(s):

Non-profit NON-religious organization

Private Plaintiff

Attorney Organizations:

MALDEF

Public Interest Lawyer: Yes

Filed Pro Se: No

Class Action Sought: No

Class Action Outcome: Not sought

Defendants

University System of Georgia Board of Regents, State

Case Details

Causes of Action:

42 U.S.C. § 1983

Constitutional Clause(s):

Equal Protection

Supremacy Clause

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Complaint (any)

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Defendant

Nature of Relief:

None

Source of Relief:

None

Content of Injunction:

Discrimination Prohibition

Preliminary relief denied

Issues

General:

Classification / placement

Disparate Treatment

Education

Funding

Language access/needs

Public benefits (includes, e.g., in-state tuition, govt. jobs)

Record-keeping

School/University policies

Discrimination-basis:

Immigration status

Type of Facility:

Government-run

Benefit Source:

DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals)

Immigration/Border:

Legalization/Amnesty

Status/Classification

Undocumented immigrants - state and local regulation

National Origin/Ethnicity:

Hispanic