illegal immigrants

Kevin Kamenetz
Nov 28, 2016

Kamenetz: Baltimore County police will not participate in deportation of students

Baltimore County Police will not participate in any identify immigrants who are college students living in the country illegally, according to Democratic County Executive Kevin Kamenetz.

Jun 1, 2015

Justices reject bid to revive Arizona no-bail law

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday rejected an Arizona county’s attempt to reinstate a state law that denies bail to people in the country illegally who are charged with certain crimes. The justices left in place a lower-court ruling that struck down the law that Arizona voters approved in 2006. The law denied bail […]

Dec 27, 2014

Unions look to immigrants affected by Obama action

Unions across the U.S. are reaching out to immigrants affected by President Barack Obama's recent executive action, hoping to expand their dwindling ranks by recruiting millions of workers who entered the U.S. illegally.

Oct 8, 2014

New solo feels at home with immigration law

To Hayley Tamburello, no two days or cases are the same. Since launching her own solo practice a month ago, Tamburello has represented refugees seeking asylum due to persecution and juveniles fleeing violence in their home country.

Aug 25, 2014

Appeals court questions proof-of-citizenship rules

A federal appeals court in Denver is suggesting that a partisan impasse in Congress may prevent Kansas and Arizona from getting federal elections officials to help them impose proof-of-citizenship requirements on voter registration forms.

Jul 9, 2014

Groups: Immigrant minors lack legal representation

A coalition of immigrant rights advocacy groups sued the federal government Wednesday, saying the vast majority of minors in deportation proceedings lack legal representation.

Dec 31, 2013

Immigrant driver’s license law taking effect in Md.

ANNAPOLIS — Immigrants living in the U.S. illegally will be able to obtain a Maryland driver’s license or identification card under a new law taking effect this week. The law goes into effect Wednesday. It expands a program Maryland adopted in 2009 to comply with tighter federal identification rules. Maryland’s 2009 law created a two-tiered […]

Dec 29, 2013

Undocumented workers win tort appeal

Two undocumented immigrants who were struck by a truck that veered onto the shoulder of Route 50 are entitled to a new trial on the issue of damages, the Court of Special Appeals has held.

Nov 19, 2013

Senator, ACLU fight ICE holds

The use of “immigration holds” by local police agencies will be targeted by legislation when the General Assembly convenes in January, a state senator and the American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland said Tuesday.

Nov 19, 2013

Md. bill would limit local immigration policing

HAGERSTOWN — The American Civil Liberties Union announced a legislative effort Tuesday to limit local police involvement in immigration enforcement, a practice the group called wasteful and counterproductive. Sen. Victor Ramirez, D-Prince George’s, will lead the push to enact the Maryland Trust Act, state ACLU leaders told immigration reform advocates in Hyattsville. Ramirez previously spo[...]

Nov 4, 2013

Illegal immigrants start Maryland driver’s license process

ANNAPOLIS – Illegal immigrants can begin the process to get a Maryland driver’s license beginning Monday, Nov. 4, according to Philip Dacey, a spokesman for the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration. The first step is to schedule an appointment to get a driver’s license in January, Dacey said. Under the Maryland Highway Safety Act, passed in […]

Sep 24, 2013

Court: Applicants wrongly denied U.S. citizenship

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — For more than two decades, Sigifredo Saldana Iracheta insisted he was a U.S. citizen, repeatedly explaining to immigration officials that he was born to an American father and a Mexican mother in a city just south of the Texas border. Year after year, the federal government rejected his claims, deporting him at […]

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