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.
A mix of political circumstances in Maryland is prompting a variety of state lawmakers to make congressional bids this year.
President Barack Obama orders immigration officials to stop deporting illegal immigrants in Baltimore.
Eleven states have laws allowing the children of illegal immigrants to receive in-state rates if they meet certain requirements.
Dozens of wanted criminals are off the streets. Immigration officers targeted fugitives in the country illegally in a nationwide sweep.
A judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by a conservative foundation against Montgomery College in Maryland over a school policy it said illegally offered reduced tuition to illegal immigrants.
Opponents of the Dream Act are confident that there are enough votes to kill the referendum. But its supporters go to court to stop it from appearing on the ballot.
The Maryland State Board of Elections is scheduled to certify that opponents to allowing in-state tuition for certain illegal immigrants have enough signatures to put the measure on next year’s ballot.
There was news Tuesday on two fronts of the immigration tuition issue. Opponents of the bill that allows undocumented students to pay in-state tuition have gathered enough valid signatures to move forward in their drive to put the matter to the voters. At the same time, supporters of the measure are celebrating a U.S. Supreme Court decision Monday.
The first signatures were submitted Tuesday in the push to allow Maryland voters to decide the issue of in-state tuition for some illegal immigrants.
Marylanders can decide online if they want to put in-state tuition for undocumented students up for a vote next year.
A Maryland lawmaker says he is talking to attorneys about filing a lawsuit against a measure allowing in-state tuition for illegal immigrants.