Tag: immigrants

In-state tuition bill aimed at ‘Dreamers’ advances in Md.

Photo by Kevin Galens, via Flickr

By Hannah Brockway
Capital News Service

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — A bill that aims to ensure young, undocumented Maryland students referred to as “Dreamers,” can pursue higher education by giving qualified individuals access to in-state tuition is advancing in the Maryland General Assembly.

Mayor Pugh, Other Local Leaders Condemn Trump’s ‘Shithole Countries’ Label

Official portrait of President Donald Trump, via the White House

Baltimore’s mayor was among a number of Maryland electeds who strongly condemned President Donald Trump’s unfiltered, xenophobic label for several countries on Thursday.

College Park’s Council Delays Decision on Undocumented Immigrant Voting Bill

A voting line in Washington D.C. Photo by Lorie Shaull, via Wikimedia Commons.

After much fuss, lawmakers in College Park, Md., opted not to take up a controversial proposal to let non-citizens vote in local elections.

College Park is Mulling Whether to Let Undocumented Residents Vote in Local Elections


During a time of heightened crackdowns on undocumented immigration with orders emanating from D.C., the Beltway community of College Park, Md., is weighing whether to open up the voting process to non-citizens.

Kamenetz Signs Order Saying Baltimore Co. Police Can’t Stop Immigrants Just Because They’re Immigrants

Photo via Kevin Kamenetz/Twitter

Flanked by a collection of religious, racial, ethnic and sexual minorities this morning, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz signed an executive order barring his county’s police officers from detaining people based solely upon suspicions about their immigration status.

UMD Law School Hosting Training for How to Help Immigrants Facing Deportation

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

For three hours tonight, Baltimore-based immigration law experts will teach attorneys, health care providers, teachers and others how they can assist undocumented immigrants facing an increased threat of deportation under the Trump administration.

Literary Heavyweight Junot Díaz to Speak at Hopkins


Acclaimed Dominican-American novelist Junot Díaz is coming to Shriver Hall in Homewood this week.