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Adelina Nicholls is a sociologist and one of the co-founders of the Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights (GLAHR).[1][2][3] She advocates and protests for the protection and extension of rights for immigrants in America, with particular focus on those from Latin American countries.[4][5] She marched in Atlanta, Georgia in protest against an immigration reform law, HB 87 in 2011. In addition to being opposed by Nicholls and GLAHR, the law was also protested by the Mexican government.[6] She has also marched to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) building in Atlanta.[7]

Adelina Nicholls
Born
ResidenceAtlanta, Georgia
NationalityAmerican
Alma materNational Autonomous University of Mexico
OrganizationGeorgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights
Known forImmigration activism

She has collaborated with National Day Laborer Organizing Network. She has worked with the activists and police officers in Warner Robins, Perry City, Athens, Doraville, Forest Park, Fairburn, and Albany.[7]

She attended the National Autonomous University of Mexico.[7] She was a teacher in rural México before moving to the United States where she became a community organizer.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ User, Super. "Our History". www.glahr.org. Archived from the original on 1 May 2019. Retrieved 2019-07-12.
  2. ^ Griscom, Tom (30 November 2018). "Adelina Nicholls, Executive Director for GLAHR". Smithsonian. Archived from the original on 12 July 2019. Retrieved 2019-07-12.
  3. ^ "Know Your Rights: How Immigrant Rights Activists Are Preparing for Looming ICE Deportation Raids". Democracy Now!. Archived from the original on 12 July 2019. Retrieved 2019-07-12.
  4. ^ http://www.washingtontimes.com, The Washington Times. "Thousands rally against Ga. immigration law". The Washington Times. Archived from the original on 12 July 2019. Retrieved 2019-07-12.
  5. ^ http://www.washingtontimes.com, The Washington Times (30 April 2019). "Critics of Georgia school safety bill urge governor's veto". The Washington Times. Archived from the original on 12 July 2019. Retrieved 2019-07-12.
  6. ^ Valdes, Gustavo (13 May 2011). "Georgia governor signs controversial anti-illegal immigration law". www.cnn.com. Archived from the original on 3 September 2017. Retrieved 2019-07-12.
  7. ^ a b c d Rees, Martha W. "Aquí estamos y no nos vamos—Adelina Nicholls on the Fight for Immigrant Rights" [We are here and we are not leaving—Adelina Nicholls on the Fight for Immigrant Rights]. New Politics. XV. Archived from the original on 12 July 2019.