It was to be an historic day for millions of undocumented workers. Tuesday, a presidential order would allow some to apply for a stay of deportation—but a ruling by a Texas judge has derailed those plans. Now tens of thousands of Marylanders are caught in the middle of a political battle.
Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement efforts on “felons, not families.”
U.S. Park Police say 145 people were arrested during a protest against U.S. deportations of migrants in the country illegally in a rally outside the White House.
Border battle. Tens of thousands of children illegally crossing the border into the United States. Monday, immigration advocates rallied to allow the children to stay in the country—this, as the White House says it is likely most will be deported.
Maryland’s governor says a state jail in Baltimore will no longer automatically comply with federal requests to hold immigrants past their release date for possible deportation.
Immigration officials say a Haitian national convicted of two sexual assaults in Salisbury has been deported.
A dream becoming reality. Massive crowds of young illegal immigrants gathered to sign up for a new program allowing them to stay in the US for two years. It’s a program that’s come under fire.
Despite protests from city leaders nationwide, a controversial immigration enforcement program comes to Baltimore. It started Tuesday and Baltimore’s mayor is speaking out against it.
The Obama administration has recommended canceling deportation proceedings for more than 1,600 illegal immigrants in Denver and Baltimore not considered a national security or public threat, a DHS official said Thursday.
A grandmother of four is in danger of being deported back to Mexico after living in Hagerstown for the last six years. Now her family is rallying.
In a trial of a politically divisive program, U.S. prosecutors in Denver and Baltimore are reviewing thousands of deportation cases to determine which illegal immigrants might stay in the country — perhaps indefinitely — so officials can reduce an overwhelming backlog by focusing mainly on detainees with criminal backgrounds or who are deemed threats to national security.
The suspect in the slaying of a Frederick restaurant manager has been sentenced to more than three years in federal prison for violating a deportation order.