Tag: immigration

Sessions Chides Baltimore for Immigrant-Detention Policy, Says FBI ‘Will Probably’ Take Det. Suiter’s Murder Case

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Still via Fox45/Facebook

After delivering remarks on U.S. immigration policy today in Baltimore, Attorney General Jeff Sessions shared his thoughts on local sanctuary-like protections for jailed immigrants, police misconduct and the still-unsolved murder case of veteran homicide detective Sean Suiter.

Jeff Sessions to Talk Immigration, MS-13 on Tuesday in Baltimore

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Jeff Sessions at a Trump campaign rally. Photo by Gage Skidmore, via Wikimedia Commons.

Donald Trump’s attorney general will be in town tomorrow morning to banter about federal immigration policy and the push to eradicate the United States of MS-13.

Roland Park Civic League Apologizes After Deeming BLM, Pro-Immigration Signs Prohibited ‘Clutter’

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A Black Lives Matter yard sign. Photo by sarahmirk, via Wikimedia Commons.

A neighborhood association representing Roland Parkers has apologized after its newsletter recently discouraged the display of issue-based yard signs, referring to them as “clutter” prohibited under city zoning code.

Feds Arrest 28 Baltimore Immigrants in National Sweep Targeting ‘Sanctuary’ Cities

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Photo via U.S. Department of Homeland Security/Wikimedia Commons

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents were in Baltimore this week arresting more than two dozen undocumented immigrants.

Mosby Joins Lawsuit Against DOJ, Arguing it’s Coercing Cities into Enforcing Immigration Law

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An Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent in 2011, via Homeland Security

Baltimore’s top prosecutor has backed a federal lawsuit against Donald Trump’s Justice Department that says the agency is illegally holding crime-fighting grant money over cities’ heads if they don’t enforce federal immigration law.

State and Local Leaders Mostly Condemn Trump’s Cancellation of DACA

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Official portrait of President Donald Trump, via the White House

In case you haven’t heard, President Donald Trump and his Justice Department have moved to terminate a program shielding hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants from deportation. Here in Maryland, the response has been mostly critical.

Davis Tells DOJ Attaching Crime-Fighting Money to Immigration Policy is ‘Step in the Wrong Direction’

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Still via Facebook/Baltimore Police Department

Police Commissioner Kevin Davis responded this week to the U.S. Justice Department’s requests to modify local immigration-detention policies with a basic fact: the State of Maryland runs the city’s jail, not the city government.