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.
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.”
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.
America’s own border with Mexico is an immigration flashpoint, one that continues to reverberate right here in Maryland.
There are new comments from Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on the child immigration crisis. With hundreds of Central American immigrants streaming into Maryland, she says she’s open to the idea of turning vacant federal buildings into shelters—this, just a day after Governor Martin O’Malley spoke out against the idea.
Police in St. Mary’s County say they’ve arrested a Frederick resident who offered to pay for sex with an undercover officer posing online as a 16-year-old girl.
A Maryland sheriff known for his tough stance on illegal immigration says he’s visiting the U.S-Mexico border to get a firsthand look at the influx of unaccompanied children entering the United States.