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Hogan: Maryland won’t assist at border until federal gov’t stops separating children from families

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The U.S.-Mexico border at Tijuana. Photo by Tomas Castelazo, via Wikimedia Commons.

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

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Marta Rodriguez looks to the heavens after leaving her appointment with ICE. Photo by Brandon Block.

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.

ICE Agents Raid Baltimore-Area 7-Elevens in Nationwide Sweep

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

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

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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.

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