| Oct 13, 2014
| 3:14 PM
Would a Republican takeover of the Senate improve the prospects that an immigration bill will get to President Barack Obama's desk? That theory is making the rounds and some of the people who oppose the dominant approach to immigration reform are starting...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Actress Misty Upham, who's best known for her roles in "August: Osage County" and "Frozen River," has been reported missing by her family.
The Native American actress, who most recently appeared alongside Jennifer Aniston in "Cake," was last seen leaving...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Our president seems to be more out of touch than ever, witnessed by his recent glowing evaluation of our economy. Average income is down once again. Food prices are climbing weekly. Fuel costs are significantly higher than when he took office. There are...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 11:57 AM
Montgomery County officials said Tuesday they will no longer honor federal requests to hold illegal immigrants beyond their scheduled release date unless U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement can demonstrate the person is likely to have committed a...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 8:10 AM
The root cause of undocumented immigration, whether from Mexico or Central America, is the poverty and lack of economic opportunity that have afflicted those nations as a result of failed economic policies — including their trade agreements with the...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 4:33 PM
To the editor: The illegal immigrants working at Monrovia defense contractor Vinyl Technology Inc. should feel very lucky they had a job there as long as they did. Termination is exactly what is supposed to happen when people break our immigration laws....
| Jun 6, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake can't stop the shootings and killings in Baltimore, so now she has decided to change priorities and welcome illegal immigrants to the city ("City to weigh immigrant-friendly policies," Sept. 17).
Here is another case of...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 5:36 PM
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...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 6:21 PM
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...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 9:25 AM
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...