The City of Baltimore plans to sue the Trump administration over its proposed, highly controversial change to longstanding federal immigration policy that would make it more difficult for immigrants to obtain green cards or admission to the United States if they use public assistance like Medicare, food stamps and housing subsidies.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland is taking U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to federal court over the agency’s alleged lack of transparency about its immigration-enforcement partnership with Harford County.
Gov. Larry Hogan has joined a growing list of governors who have pledged not to send National Guard members to the U.S.-Mexico border to bolster security for as long as children are being separated from their families.
He’s also pulled a small contingent of Maryland troops from their station in New Mexico, opting to bring them home. That will include four Guard members and a helicopter.
‘Family belongs together’: One woman walks out of the Baltimore ICE field office, though not everyone gets to leave
Marta Rodriguez walked out the front door of the Baltimore Immigration and Customs Enforcement field office and everyone cheered.
The crowd of 100 or so friends, family, church members, and organizers–holding signs with phrases like “sanctuary for all,” “keep families together” and “we stand with Marta”–had accompanied her to her ICE check-in earlier this morning, because they weren’t sure if she was coming back.
Federal agents visited several 7-Eleven stores around the Baltimore area today as part of a national sweep targeting undocumented workers and their employers.
Sessions Chides Baltimore for Immigrant-Detention Policy, Says FBI ‘Will Probably’ Take Det. Suiter’s Murder Case
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.
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.
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.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents were in Baltimore this week arresting more than two dozen undocumented immigrants.