Jeremy Redmon

Reporter

Jeremy Redmon writes about a variety of topics for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, including politics, immigration, refugees and military affairs. His reporting has taken him to the U.S.-Mexico border, Central America and the Middle East.

Latest from Jeremy Redmon

Local rapper Young Nudy granted $100,000 bond in DeKalb County
 Atlanta rapper Young Nudy was granted a $100,000 bond Tuesday in the DeKalb County Superior Court on gang- and gun-related charges and is expected to be released from jail soon, according to his attorney. The 26-year-old musician, whose real name is Quantavious Thomas, will plead not guilty to those charges as well as gang-related and aggravated...

Posted: 13 hours ago

Atlanta rapper Young Nudy was granted a $100,000 bond Tuesday in the DeKalb County Superior Court on gang- and gun-related charges and is expected to be released from jail soon, according to his attorney. The 26-year-old musician, whose real name is Quantavious Thomas, will plead not guilty to those charges as well as gang-related and aggravated...
Trump’s emergency declaration draws support, protests in Georgia
 Georgia officials on Monday scrambled for more information about President Donald Trump’s recent move to declare a national emergency and whether it could be used to divert money from the state’s military construction projects to pay for a wall on the southern border. The president’s announcement prompted praise from many...

Posted: a day ago

Georgia officials on Monday scrambled for more information about President Donald Trump’s recent move to declare a national emergency and whether it could be used to divert money from the state’s military construction projects to pay for a wall on the southern border. The president’s announcement prompted praise from many...
Atlanta rapper 21 Savage booked into S. Georgia jail on felony warrant
 It was a busy day for Atlanta rapper 21 Savage Friday, starting with a pre-taped appearance on Good Morning America, followed by being booked into a South Georgia jail on a felony theft by deception warrant. He was later released, according to the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office. The Friday legal matter is connected to a concert booking...

Posted: 4 days ago

It was a busy day for Atlanta rapper 21 Savage Friday, starting with a pre-taped appearance on Good Morning America, followed by being booked into a South Georgia jail on a felony theft by deception warrant. He was later released, according to the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office. The Friday legal matter is connected to a concert booking...
Atlanta rapper 21 Savage: Immigration enforcement system ‘broken’
 Atlanta rapper 21 Savage spoke out against the nation’s immigration enforcement Friday morning on Good Morning America, calling it “broken” and adding he fears he could be deported. The Grammy-nominated musician — who was born She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph — was freed from the Irwin County Detention Center...

Posted: 4 days ago

Atlanta rapper 21 Savage spoke out against the nation’s immigration enforcement Friday morning on Good Morning America, calling it “broken” and adding he fears he could be deported. The Grammy-nominated musician — who was born She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph — was freed from the Irwin County Detention Center...
Rapper 21 Savage freed from immigration detention center in S. Georgia
 Rapper 21 Savage returned home to the Atlanta area Wednesday after he was freed from a federal immigration detention center in South Georgia, his attorneys said. Born She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, the musician was granted a $100,000 bond during a closed hearing in an Atlanta Immigration Court Tuesday. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement...

Posted: 6 days ago

Rapper 21 Savage returned home to the Atlanta area Wednesday after he was freed from a federal immigration detention center in South Georgia, his attorneys said. Born She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, the musician was granted a $100,000 bond during a closed hearing in an Atlanta Immigration Court Tuesday. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement...
Rapper 21 Savage released from ICE detention, 'aggravated felony' charge dropped
 Rapper 21 Savage was released from a federal immigration detention center Tuesday, according to one of his attorneys. Born She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, the musician was granted a $100,000 bond during a closed hearing in an Atlanta Immigration Court Tuesday. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested him earlier this month, saying...

Posted: 6 days ago

Rapper 21 Savage was released from a federal immigration detention center Tuesday, according to one of his attorneys. Born She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, the musician was granted a $100,000 bond during a closed hearing in an Atlanta Immigration Court Tuesday. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested him earlier this month, saying...
Rapper 21 Savage released from immigration detention in S. Georgia
 Rapper 21 Savage returned home to the Atlanta area Wednesday after he was freed from a federal immigration detention center in South Georgia, his attorneys said.  Born She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, the musician was granted a $100,000 bond during a closed hearing in an Atlanta Immigration Court Tuesday. U.S. Immigration and Customs...

Posted: 6 days ago

Rapper 21 Savage returned home to the Atlanta area Wednesday after he was freed from a federal immigration detention center in South Georgia, his attorneys said.  Born She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, the musician was granted a $100,000 bond during a closed hearing in an Atlanta Immigration Court Tuesday. U.S. Immigration and Customs...
Rapper 21 Savage granted bond in Atlanta
 Rapper 21 Savage was granted a $100,000 bond during a closed hearing in Atlanta on Tuesday and will be released from immigration detention Wednesday, according to his attorneys.  The rapper, whose real name is She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was taken into custody earlier this month. Federal immigration officials say he’s a U...

Posted: 7 days ago

Rapper 21 Savage was granted a $100,000 bond during a closed hearing in Atlanta on Tuesday and will be released from immigration detention Wednesday, according to his attorneys.  The rapper, whose real name is She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was taken into custody earlier this month. Federal immigration officials say he’s a U...
Georgia’s Vidalia onion country split over Trump’s border wall
 Aries Haygood knelt in the sandy soil on one of his vast Vidalia onion fields recently to hunt for yellowing leaves, a telltale sign of distress. Failing to find many, he smiled, predicting it could be a good harvest. In April, his family business, M&T Farms, will hire 85 temporary guest workers from Mexico to handpick the delicate onions...

Posted: 11 days ago

Aries Haygood knelt in the sandy soil on one of his vast Vidalia onion fields recently to hunt for yellowing leaves, a telltale sign of distress. Failing to find many, he smiled, predicting it could be a good harvest. In April, his family business, M&T Farms, will hire 85 temporary guest workers from Mexico to handpick the delicate onions...
Young immigrants from Georgia featured on Grammy-nominated jazz album
 Raymond Partolan of Kirkwood will be glued to his computer screen for the first part of Sunday’s Grammy Awards coverage. The 25-year-old paralegal is among 53 young immigrants who performed on “American Dreamers: Voices of Hope, Music of Freedom,” a Grammy-nominated jazz album with strong connections to Georgia. Though there&rsquo...

Posted: 14 days ago

Raymond Partolan of Kirkwood will be glued to his computer screen for the first part of Sunday’s Grammy Awards coverage. The 25-year-old paralegal is among 53 young immigrants who performed on “American Dreamers: Voices of Hope, Music of Freedom,” a Grammy-nominated jazz album with strong connections to Georgia. Though there&rsquo...
No ‘Snowpocalypse,’ but Atlantans weren’t taking any chances
 It is probably tempting for Atlantans to breathe a collective sigh of relief. With tens of thousands of visitors streaming into the city for this weekend’s Super Bowl, there has been no repeat of “Snowpocalypse,” the storm that brought ice and ridicule to the region in 2014. But the metro area is not out of the woods yet...

Posted: 21 days ago

It is probably tempting for Atlantans to breathe a collective sigh of relief. With tens of thousands of visitors streaming into the city for this weekend’s Super Bowl, there has been no repeat of “Snowpocalypse,” the storm that brought ice and ridicule to the region in 2014. But the metro area is not out of the woods yet...