Joint effort aims at addressing Langley Park housing ills

LANGLEY PARK, Maryland – Just outside the nation’s capital, this community has been struggling for years with aging and neglected housing.  Many properties are overcrowded, poorly maintained, and have multiple environmental health hazards such as mold, lead-based paints, and pest infestations. For all…

Divided Supreme Court hears arguments over young immigrants program

WASHINGTON – With a crowd of protesters just outside of the building, the justices of the nation’s highest court heard arguments Tuesday that may determine the fate of a popular program that protected young immigrants from deportation. At issue is…

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…

Maryland senators introduce bill to aid “temporary status” immigrants

WASHINGTON – Maryland Democratic Sens. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen joined immigrants rights activists on Thursday to unveil new legislation to protect undocumented immigrants living under Temporary Protected Status. “Congress needs to pass legislation,” Cardin said at a Capitol…

Battle for DACA goes to court as the deadline for renewal passes

Thursday was D-Day for individuals protected by DACA—the Deferred Actions for Childhood Arrivals—to file for renewal in the program. But for one new father, unable to meet that deadline, his dream of U.S. citizenship and becoming a chef to provide for his newborn daughter may be about to become harder to reach.

Immigrants-rights groups plan to file suit against Trump Administration

As the deadline to apply for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, expired Thursday, program participants and immigrants-rights activists gathered to share stories and announce that they will continue the fight to stay in their home, America.

Immigrants have until Oct. 5 to reapply for DACA

After President Donald Trump’s decision in early September to phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, immigrants who need to reapply for DACA protections—in the form of two-year renewable work permits—are quickly running out of time.

Maryland’s undocumented immigrants: In their own words

While rumors circulate that the Trump administration is closer to resolving questions left after last week’s immigration announcement, Maryland’s undocumented residents are uncertain of what comes next

Maryland’s Langley Park tests yet another relationship with Prince George’s County

For decades, Prince George’s County had been criticized for neglecting Langley Park, a transient, low-income Latino neighborhood on its far northwest border. That impression began to change in 2012, when the county included Langley Park in its data-driven “Transforming Neighborhoods Initiative.” Then, in 2017, with little fanfare, the country “graduated” Langley Park from the program.

Maryland immigrant rights supporters attack Trump move as cruel

By CONNER HOYT, ANGELA JACOB, J.F. MEILS, JOHNNY MOSEMAN, HELEN PARSHALL, ASHLEY CLARKE and CHANGEZ ALI Capital News Service WASHINGTON — Maryland’s congressional Democrats and various immigrant rights groups condemned the Trump administration’s decision Tuesday to rescind an order protecting…

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