Tag: immigrants

Howard County Council Votes ‘Yes’ on Sanctuary Bill

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The council chambers, Courtesy Howard County Government

Lawmakers have approved an ordinance designed to shield Howard County’s undocumented residents from police-aided deportation, though the measure’s future remains very much in question.

Thousands Protest Trump’s Immigration Order at BWI on Sunday Night

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Courtesy Sen. Chris Van Hollen/Facebook

Marylanders filled Baltimore-Washington International Airport to the brim last night as they showed both their support for immigrants and foreign-born U.S. citizens and their contempt for President Donald Trump’s newest executive order.

Battle of Letters Brews Between County Executive Kamenetz, Rep. Andy Harris

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Rep. Andy Harris (left) and Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz
Rep. Andy Harris (left) and Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz

What began on Monday as a call for support for undocumented college students from one of Baltimore County’s top officials is morphing into a politically motivated dispute between him and Republican Maryland congressman Andy Harris.

Harford Sheriff Prods, While Rep. Harris Warns Kamenetz About Immigration Stand

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U.S. Rep. Andy Harris (left) and Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler
U.S. Rep. Andy Harris (left) and Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz is getting some pushback from elected officials over his letter asking Gov. Hogan, state and federal lawmakers and local college administrators to protect law-abiding undocumented students from a Trump administration.

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