In Maryland, advocates educate immigrants about the census

There won’t be a citizenship question on the 2020 census, but immigrants are still afraid of sharing information with the government. In Maryland, immigrant-advocates are knocking on doors to tell residents why the census matters.

High court to weigh Trump’s ending of program for young, undocumented immigrants

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court is due to hear arguments next week over the constitutionality of President Donald Trump’s decision to terminate a program that protects young, undocumented immigrants from deportation.  Both Democratic and Republican lawmakers, 165 educational institutions (including…

Legal action announced in Silver Spring apartment explosion case

Casa de Maryland and a D.C. law firm announced the filing of two lawsuits on behalf of victims involved in an explosion at a Silver Spring apartment complex. The suits are being filed against Washington Gas and the apartment management company Kay Management on the basis of alleged negligence.

Maryland’s newest citizens vote to defend undocumented immigrants

(EDITORS: Tatiana Escobar, a person interviewed in this story, is no relation to reporter Kimberly Escobar.) COLLEGE PARK, Maryland – Faced with a Republican candidate who threatens to identify and deport all undocumented immigrants on his first day in office,…

Maryland Starts Driver’s License Process For Immigrants Living in Country Illegally

Maryland is the first state on the East Coast to allow illegal immigrants to obtain a second-tier driver’s license.

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