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As ruling nears, immigrant fights for anti-deportation act

Luz Aurora Vidal and her son, Martín Batalla Vidal, line up to take a bus to Washington, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, in New York. Martin Batalia Vidal is a lead plaintiff in one of the cases to preserve the Obama-era program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and has seen his name splashed in legal documents since 2016, when he first sued in New York. His case will be heard at the Supreme Court beginning Tuesday. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

NEW YORK — A Mexican immigrant fighting President Donald Trump’s attempt to end a program shielding young immigrants from deportation says he is nervous about the case finally being heard by the U.S. Supreme Court. Martín Batalla Vidal is a ...

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Judicial Watch appeal dismissed in immigrant tuition case

The state’s highest court has voted 4-3 to dismiss a conservative group’s challenge to Montgomery College’s policy of charging discounted “in county” tuition rates to students who graduate from Montgomery County public high schools, regardless of residency or immigration status.

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Supporters of Md. Dream Act discuss implications

ANNAPOLIS — The approval of Maryland’s Dream Act by popular vote should help spur the idea in other states to allow illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition at public colleges, if they meet certain qualifications, supporters said Friday. Frank Sharry, ...

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Politicians make final push on ballot questions

Maryland’s elected officials are making a final push for various state ballot questions. Gov. Martin O’Malley and other supporters of expanded gambling appeared Monday in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker and state lawmakers joined the governor, ...

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