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Illegal Immigrants

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  • Push for cheaper alternatives to immigrant detention grows

    Push for cheaper alternatives to immigrant detention grows
    Luis Segura, a construction worker from El Salvador facing deportation, recently spent more than six months behind bars at an immigrant detention center in the Mojave Desert. His stay, at $118 a night, cost taxpayers about $22,000. A few months ago,...
  • Charles Bowden dies at 69; writer chronicled border drug violence

    Charles Bowden, a chronicler of the Southwest who started as a nature writer but became known for his gritty yet lyrical nonfiction narratives of drug violence and hopelessness on the U.S.-Mexico border, has died. He was 69. Bowden, who had been...
  • Expect the 'race card' in our ongoing immigration debate

    In a recent confrontation between protesters against the illegal flood of unaccompanied children into the United States and counter-protests by some Hispanic group, one man from the latter group said angrily, "We are as good as you are!" One of the...
  • Rumors of U.S. haven for families spur rise in illegal immigration

    Rumors of U.S. haven for families spur rise in illegal immigration
    Yoselin Ramos had long wanted to trek to the United States to escape the crushing poverty and rising violence in her hometown in Guatemala. But it wasn't until the 24-year-old heard about a "new opportunity" that she packed a bag and left her home...
  • No: Amnesty decree would hurt blacks: Front Burner

    In 2007, U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas, urged black civil-rights leaders to oppose the Senate's "comprehensive" immigration-reform bill. Appealing to the royalty of the establishment civil-rights community — including Dennis Courtland Hayes,...
  • Raid spurs fear of driver's licenses among immigrants

    Raid spurs fear of driver's licenses among immigrants
    A recent raid at a Catonsville apartment complex has raised concerns that federal immigration agents are using Maryland motor vehicle data to locate illegal immigrants, potentially undermining a state initiative to ensure that drivers are ready for the...
  • Democrats, Republicans see Hispanic voters as pivotal in governor's race

    Democrats, Republicans see Hispanic voters as pivotal in governor's race
    With the outcome of the governor's race hanging in the balance, Democrats and Republicans are aggressively competing for the support of Florida's Hispanic voters. Both sides have dramatically turned up the volume in recent days, with each side vying for...
  • License to deport [Editorial]

    License to deport  [Editorial]
    Maryland's decision to join a handful of states that allow undocumented immigrants the chance to obtain driver's licenses was a pragmatic one designed to keep residents safe. Border security, deportation policy and pathways to citizenship are not within...
  • Candidate Courtney Watson would improve senior services in HoCo [Letter]

    Your recent editorial notes that Gov. Martin O'Malley is sidestepping the country's immigration laws by allowing illegal immigrants to obtain driver licenses ("License to deport," Sept. 22). But are we safer given that there is no requirement for...
  • Standing up for children [Editorial]

    Standing up for children  [Editorial]
    Another proposal to house undocumented children in Maryland and another shameful response. This time it wasn't rural Carroll County blasting the prospect of "illeagles" living outside Westminster, but a Baltimore County councilman decrying the potential...
  • Palm Beach County sheriff agrees to curtail immigration jailings

    Palm Beach County sheriff agrees to curtail immigration jailings
    Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw, at the urging of immigrant advocates, Tuesday agreed to stop routinely holding people in jail because of citizenship questions. Bradshaw now joins the Broward Sheriff's Office, Miami-Dade Police Department and a...