Immigration Courts Reopen Despite Rising Coronavirus CasesThree immigration courts reopened Monday as the government extended its push to fully restart the clogged system despite rising coronavirus cases in states where many of the small courtrooms are located.
Online Registrar Threatens To Drop Anti-Immigration WebsiteAn internet registrar is threatening to delist a website that is a leading promoter of white nationalist and anti-immigration views, a move that could make the site accessible only to diehard users willing to use a special browser to find it on the dark web.
14 US Attorneys General, Including Frosh, File Brief Calling For End To Immigration Arrests At State CourthousesMore than a dozen attorneys general, including Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh, have filed a brief in a case out of Massachusetts that stops federal immigration arrests from happening in or around state courthouses without a warrant or court order.
Coronavirus Latest: ACLU Files Complaint Against Baltimore Immigration Judge Denying Hearing, Trial PostponementsThey are claiming that one immigrant was ordered to be deported by Judge Crosland, because the man had failed to attend his hearing due to "fear of COVID-19,"
Judge Sides With Couples Suing Feds Over Marriage InterviewsA federal judge in Maryland has banned immigration officials from arresting, detaining and deporting immigrants who are seeking legal status based on their marriages to U.S. citizens.
Feds Appeal Order Blocking Trump Refugee Settlement LimitA notice of appeal filed Tuesday by the Justice Department says it is asking the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to review the Jan. 15 ruling by U.S. District Judge Peter Messitte in Maryland.
Maryland Is Not A Sanctuary State, And Some Local Sheriffs Want To Keep It That WayAs two bills are brought forth that would make Maryland a sanctuary state, family members said their loved ones died at the hands of an undocumented immigrant.
Md. State Senators Reintroduce Bill Requiring Local Officials To Honor ICE DetainersA group of Maryland senators has re-introduced legislation that would require local officials to honor federal immigration detainers and provide at least three days' notice before a person is released from a local correctional facility.
Prince George's County Votes To Ban Local Agencies From Engaging In Immigration EnforcementThe Prince George's County Council unanimously voted to pass the Act Concerning Community Inclusiveness.
Lawsuit Says Federal Officers Used Immigration Marriage Interviews As A TrapA federal judge in Maryland has said immigration officers can't use marriage interviews as a "honeypot" to trap and deport people who are living in the country illegally.
Dueling Rallies In Frederick County Spar Over ImmigrationDowntown Frederick County was home to two opposing immigration rallies Sunday afternoon.
New U.S. Citizens Take Oath Of Allegiance At Fort McHenry On Constitution DayOn the day dedicated to celebrating the United States constitution, a number of new citizens took the oath of allegiance at the birthplace of the country's national anthem.
Md. Lawmakers Claim Feds Use 'Predatory Bait & Switch Practices' To Detain Immigrants Seeking Marriage With CitizensThree Maryland congressmen are demanding ICE cease tactics used to arrest immigrants that they call "predatory bait and switch practices,"
Maryland Attorney General Joins Lawsuit Opposing Trump Administration's Rule Allowing Prolonged Detention Of ChildrenThe attorneys general argue the rule violates both the Administrative Procedure Act and the due process clause of the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Maryland's Brian Frosh Among 13 Attorneys General Suing Trump Over Public Benefit Immigration RuleAttorneys general in 13 states, including Maryland, have filed a lawsuit challenging a Trump administration rule that'll allow immigration officials to deny green cards to migrants who use public assistance, including food stamps or housing vouchers.