California Legislators Approve 'Sanctuary State' BillCalifornia lawmakers approved a "sanctuary state" bill on Saturday that would put new restrictions on interactions between local law enforcement and federal immigration authorities, drawing the ire of federal officials who argued the legislation prioritizes politics over public safety.
Federal Judge Rules Against Trump Administration's Immigration Crackdown On Sanctuary CitiesA federal judge rules against the Trump Administration in a case that would have given immigration officers more power.
Deportation Of 2 Illegal Md. Immigrants Sparks Outrage; No Criminal HistoryTwo local brothers have been sent back to their native country, after appearing at a regular check-in with immigration officials.
July Fourth Holiday Brings Mixed Feelings For MinoritiesAs many in the United States celebrate the Fourth of July holiday, some minorities have mixed feelings about the revelry of fireworks and parades in an atmosphere of tension on several fronts.
Immigrant Advocates Claim More Businesses Being Targeted After Restaurant Employment IncidentAfter more than 30 workers at Baltimore's Boathouse Restaurant quit their jobs hours after immigration officials demanded their employment eligibility verification; managers turned over forms, known as I-9's, to the federal government.
Anne Arundel To Screen Inmates For Immigration ViolationsAnne Arundel County is joining other jurisdictions that screen inmates at local jails for immigration violations.
Baltimore Co. Council Tables Bill On Immigration Status Checks For People In Police Custody The Baltimore County Council has voted to table a bill that would require immigration status checks for people in police custody.
Heated Immigration Debate Led To Texas Lawmakers' ScuffleA Hispanic Texas lawmaker who a Republican colleague threatened to shoot "in self-defense" after the Democrat pushed him said Tuesday that the altercation was a boiling point in a session where minority members were powerless to stop conservative legislation they say is discriminatory.
Immigrants Plan May Day Rallies Buoyed By Trump OppositionImmigrant groups and their allies have joined forces to carry out marches, rallies and protests in cities nationwide next week to mark May Day, saying there's renewed momentum to fight back against Trump administration policies.
Faith, Immigrant Groups Rally For Maryland Mom Facing DeportationA Maryland mother who claims she was racially profiled is now facing deportation, and fighting to stay in the country.
Immigration Crackdown Worries Maryland's Crab IndustryThe Trump Administration's immigration crackdown is causing concern on Maryland's Eastern Shore.
Bills Curb Md. Assistance In Federal Immigration EnforcementA pair of bills would restrict the involvement of law enforcement agencies in Maryland with federal immigration efforts.