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Clinic On The Front Lines Of Immigration Battle

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.

08/02/2014

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Montgomery County Schools Enroll Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

About 100 unaccompanied children who have crossed the border from Central America have enrolled in Montgomery County schools.

07/30/2014

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Gov. O’Malley Talks Immigration With Faith Leaders

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.

07/28/2014

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Catholic Relief Services Works To Ensure Better Lives For Central Americans

Maryland faith and community leaders meet again next week to tackle the issue of housing in Maryland for kids from Central America.

07/25/2014

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Immigration Surge Sends Frederick County Sheriff To Texas For Solutions

America’s own border with Mexico is an immigration flashpoint, one that continues to reverberate right here in Maryland.

07/24/2014

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Baltimore Mayor Addresses Child Immigration Crisis

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.

07/19/2014

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Man Charged In Sex Sting Is Living In US Illegally

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.

07/17/2014

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Frederick County, Md., Sheriff Joins Border Tour

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.

07/15/2014

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Immigrant Children Could Be Housed In Westminster

The federal government is exploring the possibility of housing immigrant children in a vacant Army Reserve building in Westminster, and local leaders aren’t pleased with the idea.

07/12/2014

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Video Encourages Immigrant Families To Move To Baltimore

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake encourages Marylanders to remember the contributions of immigrants in building Baltimore and the state.

07/08/2014

On Apr. 23, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed a controversial bill empowering law enforcement to stop people suspected of being illegal aliens. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Immigration Advocates Work To Keep Children In U.S.

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.

07/07/2014

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U.S. Immigrants Say ‘Pledge Of Allegiance’ For 1st Time As Americans

For the first time this Independence Day, one group of naturalized citizens said the “Pledge of Allegiance” as Americans.

07/04/2014

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