| Sep 11, 2012
| 3:28 PM
The memorial ceremony at the World Trade Center site this September 11th strongly featured change, and the many changes in the event and in the venue seemed to be welcome.
Every anniversary commemoration has featured the unfurling of a giant American...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 8:28 AM
In an election-year policy change, the Obama administration said Friday it will stop deporting young illegal immigrants who were brought to the United States as children if they meet certain requirements.
The new policy will cover people younger than...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 10:19 AM
WASHINGTON -- In an election-year policy change, the Obama administration said Friday it will stop deporting young illegal immigrants who entered the United States as children if they meet certain requirements.
The shift on the politically volatile issue...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 5:55 PM
Nathaly Uribe's grandmother broke into tears Friday when the Glen Burnie high school senior told her of a new federal policy that would protect many undocumented young immigrants from deportation.
"Now," the older woman said, "I know I can't lose you."...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 7:40 PM
El anuncio del Departamento de Seguridad Nacional (DHS) de que se ofrecerá un alivio temporal a miles de jóvenes indocumentados elegibles bajo el estancado proyecto de ley Dream Act causó una gran celebración la semana pasada.
Pero después de festejar,...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 10:26 AM
John Gage, national president of the American Federation of Government Employees, has announced he will retire in August after leading the politically powerful union for the past nine years. The Baltimore resident, who is 66, has battled with Congress and...
| Sep 14, 2012
WASHINGTON — Democrats on the House Homeland Security Committee and a senior Republican colleague voiced grave doubts Thursday about the viability of BioWatch, the nation's system for detecting biological attacks that has been plagued by false...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 3:58 PM
U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh said that a “politically correct” U.S. government was so fearful of offending Islam that it failed to prevent the Fort Hood massacre.
Walsh, a first-term Republican congressman with tea party support, told an audience in...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 4:53 PM
When Sarita Santillan moved from Peru to Maryland with her family in 2003, she was just 11 years old — and had little clue how hard it would be to stay here.
This week, Santillan, 20, an illegal immigrant who lives in Greektown, will be among...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 7:53 AM
WASHINGTON -- Starting Wednesday, people who arrived in the United States as children and without documentation can apply to work without fear of deportation, the director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services said Tuesday.
| Aug 19, 2012
| 6:30 PM
For Dr. Zaher Sahloul, the holy month of Ramadan has tested his strength and recharged his spirit.
Gathering with thousands of other Muslims in Bridgeview’s Toyota Park on Sunday to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr, a day of prayer and festivities to break...