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Smigiel and Parrott offer bills to clarify petition signatures

ANNAPOLIS — A group of citizens last year, upset about a new law granting in-state tuition to some of the state’s illegal immigrants, was the first in 20 years to successfully petition a law to a statewide ballot. The referendum ...

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Supreme Court to look at state immigration laws

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed Monday to rule on Arizona’s controversial law targeting illegal immigrants. The justices said they will review a federal appeals court ruling that blocked several tough provisions in the Arizona law. One of those requires ...

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Casa de Maryland narrows challenge to Dream Act

Casa de Maryland, the lead plaintiff in a lawsuit seeking to halt a state referendum on illegal immigrants receiving in-state college tuition, will no longer challenge the validity or number of petition signatures approved by the State Board of Elections. ...

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ICE nabs thousands with criminal pasts

WASHINGTON — After months of complaints from immigrant advocates, the Obama administration promised in August that immigration authorities would start focusing their scarce resources on finding and deporting serious criminals, and largely leave alone immigrants whose only offense was crossing ...

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