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Judge orders Snow Hill detainees’ release amid COVID-19 (access required)

A federal judge Thursday ordered the release of two Worcester County Detention Center detainees after discovering a third detainee had exhibited symptoms of COVID-19 virus, information the jurist said was known but not disclosed to the court by either jail ...

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Suit challenges bond hearing policies, practices in Immigration Court (access required)

Attorneys for three jailed immigrants filed a class action lawsuit Thursday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore challenging what they say are unconstitutional bond hearing policies and practices of the Baltimore Immigration Court that lead to the arbitrary detention of ...

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Lawyers, judges blast DOJ over lack of immigration court direction (access required)

While courts are largely closed as the coronavirus tears through the United States, most of the nation’s 68 immigration courts have remained open at the behest of the U.S. Department of Justice. The Trump administration has resisted calls from immigration ...

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Frosh joins 14-state coalition to oppose ICE arrests at courthouses (access required)

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh has joined a coalition of 14 states seeking to stop the federal government from arresting undocumented immigrants on their way to court without first getting a judicial warrant or court order. All 14 states, ...

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Md. counties and universities boost revenue with ICE contracts (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — As Maryland counties and universities face increasing pressure to end their partnerships with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Cecil County’s partnership recently became “operational,” according to an ICE spokeswoman. Cecil is one of three Maryland counties — with Frederick and ...

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Winter storm dumps 15 inches on Baltimore

Winter weather

After pummeling wide swaths of the South, a winter storm dumped more than a foot of snow in parts of the Mid-Atlantic region as it marched Northeast and threatened more power outages, traffic headaches and widespread closures for millions of residents.

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