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  • Commission named for immigrant scholarship program

    Commission named for immigrant scholarship program
    Gov. Pat Quinn today named seven people to a state commission that will oversee a privately funded scholarship program designed to help undocumented immigrants pay for college. The scholarship fund was created by the Illinois DREAM Act, which Quinn...
  • English-only bill: There are better ways to help immigrants

    I am gratified that the chairman of the Official English movement and proponent of the Anne Arundel County English only bill is not motivated by the same hostility against immigrants that I have seen enacted in Arizona and Alabama and even in some of...
  • Delaney calls for 12-year term limits

    John Delaney, a Democratic candidate in Maryland’s 6th District, is calling for 12-year term limits for members of Congress, an extended “cooling off” period before lawmakers can become lobbyists and a plan to allow some illegal...
  • ACLU and Casa de Maryland are contesting the uncontestable

    It was very interesting to hear today that Casa de Maryland and the ACLU have hired a big name lawyer, Joseph Sandler, to help them contest what is already uncontestable, and that is over 100,000 signatures validated by the state board of elections for...
  • Maryland needs a referendum on same-sex marriage

    Governor Martin O'Malley's announcement that he intends to lead efforts to pass a same-sex marriage bill is about the worst decision this liberal Democrat has made yet to pull Maryland into the gutter ("O'Malley to back same-sex marriage," July 23)....
  • Rep. Gutierrez arrested in White House immigration protest

    WASHINGTON - Democratic Congressman Luis Gutierrez was arrested in front of the White House on Tuesday afternoon while protesting deportation of illegal immigrants, a spokesman said. Gutierrez was released and made it back to the floor of the House of...
  • Immigration debate splits Marylanders

    Immigration debate splits Marylanders
    At a tidy jail in Frederick County, Sheriff Chuck Jenkins and his deputies have helped federal authorities identify nearly 1,000 illegal immigrants for deportation in the past three years. In a renovated mansion in Prince George's County, Casa de...
  • Quinn signs Illinois DREAM Act

    Quinn signs Illinois DREAM Act
    Gov. Pat Quinn today signed a measure into law creating a privately-funded scholarship program for documented and undocumented immigrants, a move supporters hailed as a civil rights victory as other states have recently moved in the other direction on...
  • Maryland tuition law must be defended

    Regarding the recent article about the lawsuit over the Maryland Dream Act ("Vote on tuition bill faces lawsuit," Aug. 2), I believe democracy should be upheld. I was one of hundreds in attendance when the law was heavily debated in the State House. Over...
  • Effort to overturn Dream Act unconstitutional

    Efforts to overturn the Maryland Dream Act granting undocumented resident aliens tuition rates at state colleges equal to those charged citizen residents of Maryland would have voters veto a clause of the 14th Amendment: "No State shall … deny to...
  • The event of the century

    The event of the century
    It will, literally, be the event of the century. Not for another 100 years will the date coincide with LCF’s ZIP code. Mark you calendars for next weekend and join us as we celebrate 91011 on 9/10/11 and all that makes La CaƱada Flintridge such a...