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.
Months after former Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice is suspended from the NFL for a domestic violence dispute caught on tape, the league has been making efforts to educate players and staff about domestic abuse.
As Maryland faces a court-ordered deadline to begin providing defendants in criminal cases with a lawyer at every bail hearing, Gov. Martin O’Malley on Tuesday ordered that a panel study pretrial reform.
Gov. Martin O’Malley says he plans to work on overhauling Maryland’s bail hearing system, after a bill that would have done so stalled in the Legislature.
Marijuana remains the attention-getter in Annapolis this week. The Senate takes a final vote on decriminalizing marijuana Friday.
Maryland’s highest court has struck down a key piece of ground-rent reforms enacted by lawmakers in 2007, siding with ground rent holders in a lawsuit against the state.
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Sen. Ben Cardin is scheduled to talk about upcoming changes with the implementation of health care reform.
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.