Immigration

The Washington Bullpen, Episode 3

WASHINGTON – This week on the “Washington Bullpen” podcast, host Jarod Golub discusses the green card law change proposed by the Department of Homeland Security, President Trump’s United Nations press conference and the Kavanaugh confirmation vote and testimonies.

Local sheriffs join in effort to get Congress to approve immigration reform

Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler was among several sheriffs from Maryland who joined with dozens of other sheriffs from around the country on Capitol Hill Wednesday urging lawmakers to approve legislation they say will increase border security and reform the country’s immigration system.

The bittersweet life for one Syrian refugee in Maryland

In the chaos of war, one thing doesn’t change: People need food.

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.

Gallery: Washington demonstration supporting the DREAM Act
WASHINGTON – Hundreds of demonstrators on Thursday filled the atrium of the Hart Senate Office Building to show support for passing a “clean DREAM Act.” (Photo by Helen Parshall / Capital News Service) WASHINGTON – Sen. Kamala Harris, D-California, paused…
Demonstrators press Congress to protect undocumented children

WASHINGTON – More than two months after President Donald Trump said he was ending protections to children brought to the United States by undocumented immigrants, demonstrators on Thursday swamped a Senate building to pressure lawmakers to vote for a renewal…

Maryland Muslims brace for life under Trump

After President Donald Trump was elected in January, some Muslim women in Maryland decided to fight back — literally.

Visa used by New York terror suspect subject of earlier criticism

The suspect in this week’s attack in New York that left eight people dead entered the United States legally under a diversity visa. The visa is little known but has generated controversy before.