Maryland Muslim doctor offers free health care

SILVER SPRING, Maryland – For the past 10 years, Dr. Ashraf Meelu has paid out-of-pocket to offer basic health care in clinics open to the public.

Facing uncertainty, Maryland Muslims to focus on education

ANNAPOLIS — In the months leading up to the 2016 presidential election, Ahmad Azzaari couldn’t walk to his mailbox without feeling unsafe. The imam, a Muslim prayer leader, lives on a busy road in Lanham, Maryland. To collect his mail,…

UNDOCUMENTED FALLOUT: Local woman lives in constant fear of deportation

Last month Immigration and Customs Enforcement began conducting raids in local latino communities, now people are returning to their daily routines.

Maryland Undocumented Immigrant Awaits Government Action

As he stood outside the White House last November, Miguel A. Guzman listened with bated breath as President Barack Obama announced immigration policy changes that would protect an estimated 4.4 million undocumented immigrants from deportation and allow Guzman to legally stay in the U.S. with his wife and two young children.

Maryland’s Immigrants: More educated, Legal and Asian

Thu Nguyem, 32, emigrated from Vietnam with her family when she was 3 years old, becoming part of Maryland’s growing Asian population.

Maryland, a Hotbed for Immigrant Tech Entrepreneurs

Immigrant entrepreneurs founded about a quarter of the engineering and technology startups in Maryland between 2006 and 2012. Maryland tends to attract high-skilled immigrants, researchers said.

Illegal Immigrant with Big Dreams Hopes Dream Act Passes in Md.

Like hundreds of undocumented high school graduates, Raymond Jose, 22, (on the right) is waiting to see whether voters will uphold the Maryland Dream Act, which would allow some illegal immigrants to qualify for in-state tuition at public two- and four-year colleges.

Maryland DREAM Act Could Affect Virginians

If Maryland passes the Dream Act, relocating across state lines may be an option for some immigrant families in Northern Virginia.

Crab Companies Hurt By New Wage Rules

At J.M. Clayton’s crab packing house in Cambridge, more than 100 workers spend the day unloading, picking, stacking and then packing the sweet crabmeat that Maryland is famous for.

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