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Md. voters deciding high-profile ballot measures

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland could become the first state in the nation to decide by popular vote to allow illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition at public colleges. Voters were also making up their minds on same-sex marriage, expanded gambling and ...

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Md. secretary of state certifies ballot language

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s secretary of state has certified ballot language for seven statewide questions voters will decide in November. Secretary of State John McDonough on Monday certified language for three constitutional amendments, three referendum petitions and a referendum on the ...

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DHS: Deportation proposal could cost $585 million

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration’s new plan to grant temporary work permits to many young, illegal immigrants who otherwise could be deported may cost more than $585 million and require hiring hundreds of new federal employees to process more than ...

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High court limits state action on immigration

WASHINGTON — A divided Supreme Court threw out major parts of Arizona’s tough crackdown on illegal immigrants Monday in a ruling sure to reverberate through the November elections. The justices unanimously approved the law’s most-discussed provision — requiring police to ...

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Court of Appeals hears ‘Dream Act’ referendum debate

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s highest court appears poised to permit an Election Day referendum on the state’s Dream Act, which permits qualified undocumented students to receive in-state tuition at public colleges, over the objections of an immigrant rights group. During oral ...

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Top court to decide if controversial ‘Dream Act’ can be put to vote

An immigrant-rights group’s bid to block a referendum on the Maryland Dream Act is not over yet. The state’s top court has revived Casa de Maryland’s quest to keep the question off the November ballot, agreeing to review a judge’s ...

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Frederick County makes English official language

FREDERICK — Frederick County officials have passed an ordinance making English the official language of county government. The Board of County Commissioners voted 4-1 for the measure Tuesday after a nearly three-hour meeting. It requires official actions of Frederick County ...

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