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Md. counties and universities boost revenue with ICE contracts

Protesters chant slogans as they march during a demonstration calling for the abolishment of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, and demand changes in U.S. immigration policies, Friday, June 29, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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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Montgomery County sheriff revises immigrant detention policy after complaints

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The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office has revised an immigrant detention policy after pressure from civil rights groups last month who called it unconstitutional. The ACLU of Maryland, CASA and other advocates sent the department a letter in December demanding it ...

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ICE ends detainee housing contract with Maryland county

"It's not a pretty picture," says Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart, shown here in 2018, in assessing the county's rising rate of coronavirus transmission. (AP Photo / Brian Witte)

GLEN BURNIE — Weeks after a Maryland county stopped alerting U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement about the immigration status of its jail inmates, the federal agency is withdrawing from its contract to house detainees there — a decision that will cost the county millions in revenue.

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