| Aug 20, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Nestor Ruiz paced the parking lot of the Humane Society, waiting to march next door to the Broward Transitional Facility, where hundreds who entered the country illegally await deportation.
The chain around one of his ankles rattled against the asphalt....
| Sep 12, 2014
| 9:00 PM
No to Obama's ISIS plan
Bomb, and build a mercenary army, to punish ISIS. That is our president's proposal for dealing with the new brutality of Middle Eastern sectarianism.
What are the easily predictable results? Collateral damage, innocent deaths,...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Ready for a "Ready for Martin" movement?
This isn't quite that, but a California congressman has taken on a leadership role with the budding political organization of Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, a potential challenger to former Secretary of State...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 9:48 AM
Those who thought that Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown would seek to ignore the fact that he faces competition in November's general election appear to be wrong. But to say that he is engaging with Republican nominee Larry Hogan isn't exactly right either....
| Aug 28, 2014
| 10:19 AM
Thousands of undocumented students work hard in school to build a better life for themselves. With their talent and work ethic, they have the potential to change our country for the better. These students often came to America at a very young age and...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Carrie Evans, the executive director of Equality Maryland, was arrested at an immigration reform rally in Washington on Thursday afternoon, the state's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender organization said.
The arrest wasn't surprising, as...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 8:17 PM
Naira Zapata might seem a typical candidate for the Obama administration's deferred deportation program. Her family smuggled her across the U.S.-Mexican border when she was 12.
But Zapata, now 20, dropped out of high school three years ago after...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 10:31 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley, a presidential hopeful, has taken on yet another "pop issue," proposing that we provide foster care to several thousand unaccompanied Central American minors, lest they be sent to "certain death." He has also championed abolition...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 12:21 PM
The most troubling aspect of President Obama's decision to delay using executive action to change the nation's immigration system is that it seems rooted in crass political calculation. In that, he has now joined House Republicans in putting politics...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Congress has fled Washington for a five-week summer recess, but don't fret about all of the serious problems left unresolved in their absence. It won't make any difference. Under Speaker John Boehner, members of the 113th Congress accomplish as much out...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 1:54 PM
Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky are the first would-be contenders for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination to go mano-a-mano.
The fight is sharply drawn. In an op-ed in The Washington Post, Perry warned of a growing...