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.
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Love it or hate it, immigration relief for illegal immigrants is here. Saturday, there was a big push to educate those who will benefit about what to expect.
Baltimore’s ma yor, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has issued a statement regarding her support for President Barack Obama’s immigration accountability executive actions he ordered on Thursday.
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.”
President Obama tells the nation he’s bypassing Congress to fix America’s immigration system. It’s the most sweeping overhaul in decades, shielding 5 million people who are in the U.S. illegally.
Immigration overhaul. The president is set to unveil sweeping new policies. The plan could spare up to five million immigrants from the threat of deportation and make them eligible to work in the U.S.
In less than two hours, President Obama will take to the air to unveil his immigration reform plan. Any decision he makes is sure to come with controversy.
As the director of the University of Baltimore School of Law’s Immigrant Rights Clinic, Elizabeth Keyes has overseen case after case over the past two years involving immigrants hoping to remain in the country.
About 100 unaccompanied children who have crossed the border from Central America have enrolled in Montgomery County schools.
Maryland faith leaders and state agencies consider the best steps toward finding homes for thousands of immigrant children who are in the US illegally. Their second meeting with the governor took place Monday.
Maryland faith and community leaders meet again next week to tackle the issue of housing in Maryland for kids from Central America.