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Lieutenant Governor Makes Plea for Maryland DREAM Act

At the end of its 2011 legislative session, Maryland lawmakers passed a bill that would allow certain undocumented students to pay in-state tuition rates at Maryland community colleges, joining 12 other states with similar laws. continue reading »

Maryland Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown: “Maryland Needs the Dream Act”

When President Obama announced his relief plan for DREAM Act-eligible youth last month, the move was applauded as a highly necessary development in the fight to give relief to undocumented youth in the only country they call home. One important thing Obama’s DREAM relief could not include, however, was any mechanism to help DREAMers pay their way through college. continue reading »

Anti-Immigration Group Blames Students for Maryland’s Budget Gap

In a case of very creative accounting, the nativist Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) is blaming students for Maryland’s fiscal woes. In a new report, FAIR lumps together students who are unauthorized immigrants continue reading »

Maryland DREAM Act Struggling as Opponents Produce 130,000 Signatures to Stop it From Taking Effect

A petition of 130,000 signatures of people against allowing undocumented students to pay in-state tuition in Maryland could put the issue on the 2012 ballot. continue reading »

Anne Arundel County, Maryland to Use ICE Biometrics to Identify, Remove Aliens

On Tuesday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) began using a federal information sharing capability in Anne Arundel County that helps federal immigration officials use biometrics to identify aliens continue reading »

ICE Arrest 18 Immigration Fugitives in Maryland

Last week in a three-day enforcement operation throughout Maryland, 18 immigration fugitives and immigration violators, almost all convicted of Driving Under the Influence (DUI), were arrested by officers with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Office of Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). continue reading »

5 Charged with Scheming to Transport Prostitutes to MD Brothels

Five men were charged in a criminal complaint and nine search warrants were executed yesterday in connection with a scheme to transport individuals from Virginia and Washington, D.C., to engage in prostitution in Annapolis and Easton, Md. continue reading »