Author Archives: Capital News Service

“There’s been a lot of pain living in the shadows”

Miguel A. Guzman, 32, a plumber from Prince George’s County, hopes to stay in the U.S. through the president’s proposed immigration program. (CAPITAL NEWS SERVICE)

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.

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Police accountability has its day in Annapolis

Officer Alfie G. Acol, with the Laurel Police Department, seen here at his squad car with his AXON Flex, head mounted-point of view video recording system. (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

Before a House of Delegates committee hearing last week, about 70 people gathered by the State House to remember the names of people who died while interacting with law enforcement officers: Archie Elliott III, 1995. Gary Hopkins Jr., 1999. Dale Graham, 2008. Tyrone West, 2013.

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