Immigrant advocates rally in Baltimore before crucial Supreme Court case

Immigrants’ rights advocates rallied in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and Temporary Protected Status programs Nov. 8, 2019, in front of Baltimore City Hall. The rally represented a stop near the end of a march from the Statue of Liberty in New York City to the Supreme Court in Washington ahead of a Tuesday hearing that could decide the fate of the programs. The “Home Is Here” march began Oct. 26. Participants, many of them DACA beneficiaries, walked the whole way, sleeping in allies’ homes and church basements.

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…

House Democrats introduce bill to protect undocumented immigrants

WASHINGTON – In a rebuke to rollbacks issued by the Trump administration, House Democrats introduced the Dream and Promise Act Tuesday, which would afford protection to millions of undocumented residents. The proposed bill, H.R.6, would provide a direct path to…

Frosh’s broad legal power: Partisanship or ‘long overdue’?

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh was granted broad authority to sue the federal government last year. In the 19 month since, he has made good on his newfound autonomy.

The Washington Bullpen, Episode 6

Episode 6 of the Washington Bullpen. The hosts discuss recent SCOTUS actions, NCAA corruption and craft brewery legislation.

Maryland senators introduce legislation to protect TPS recipients

With time running out on more than 400,000 residents in the United States under Temporary Protected Status, Maryland Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin have introduced legislation that would allow TPS recipients to apply for legal permanent residency after three years.

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…

Hundreds rally on Capitol Hill to support DREAM Act

DACA recipients and their supporters turned out by the hundreds on Capitol Hill Thursday demanding that Congress enact legislation to reinstate the program that prevents the deportation of undocumented young people.

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