Immigration

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Md. Bill Would Limit Local Immigration Policing

The American Civil Liberties Union says a state senator is seeking to limit local police involvement in immigration enforcement.

11/19/2013

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Pakistan Citizen Sentenced In Baltimore For Green Card Bribery

A Connecticut man has been sentenced to 15 months in prison in a plot to bribe an immigration officer to get a green card.

09/20/2013

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Immigration Campaign Passes By Some In GOP

Immigration advocates are swarming the country this month, trying to persuade House Republicans to pass a comprehensive overhaul. It was hard to tell at the town-hall meeting that second-term Republican Rep. Andy Harris held recently in this town northeast of Baltimore.

08/12/2013

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Jose Antonio Vargas Immigration Film Premieres In D.C.

A documentary by a former Washington Post journalist, exploring the past two years since he revealed he was living in the country illegally, is premiering at Washington’s AFI Docs Film Festival.

06/21/2013

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Group Asks Obama To Support New Immigration Museum

A coalition of ethnic and minority groups is asking President Barack Obama to create a presidential commission to consider establishing a museum to explore the history of immigration and migration that formed the nation.

11/15/2012

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Supporters Of Md. Dream Act Discuss Implications

The approval of Maryland’s Dream Act by popular vote should help spur the idea in other states to allow illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition at public colleges, if they meet certain qualifications, supporters said Friday.

11/09/2012

A traveler shows his Cuban Passport during check-in at the ABC Charter flight to Cuba at Miami International Airport on April 7, 2009 in Miami, Florida. Reports indicate that U.S. President Barack Obama plans to loosen restrictions on family travel and remittances to Cuba. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Legal Path To U.S. From Cuba Still Complicated

Cuba’s surprise decision to make it easier for citizens to leave the country doesn’t mean Cubans can book tickets on commercial planes and head for Miami.

10/17/2012

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Opinion: AZ Republican: We Don’t Want Middle Easterners Here

Republican efforts to promote hatred across racial and religious lines are heating up this electoral season. They have found a new warrior to promote the cause in Arizona, Gabriela Saucedo Mercer. Mercer has questioned whether Middle Easterners should be in the US “either legally or illegally”.

08/29/2012

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Opinion: A Step Forward And A Step Back For The American Dream

Yesterday the Obama administration put in place provisions of the DREAM Act that brought many young people out of the shadows to participate in the American Dream. On the same day a judge in Pennsylvania let stand what may be the most egregious attempt at voter suppression in a generation.

08/16/2012

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Del. McDonough Challenges Baltimore Mayor’s Stance On Immigration

Baltimore’s mayor is taking fresh criticism for her stand on immigrants coming into the city.

07/27/2012

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Opinion: Obama Gets Another Big Win From The Supreme Court

President Obama won big this week with the Supreme Court decisions on Obamacare and immigration. While Mitt Romney and the Tea Party couldn’t have had a worse week.

06/28/2012

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Opinion: Obama Has Last Word With The Supreme Court On Immigration

After the Supreme Court decision on the Arizona immigration law, SB 1070, the Obama administration announced that it is revoking agreements with Arizona police over the enforcement of federal immigration laws.

06/27/2012

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