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  • Pen pal inspires Sen. Harry Reid on immigration reform

    Pen pal inspires Sen. Harry Reid on immigration reform
    LAS VEGAS — When Astrid Silva wrote her first letters to Harry Reid, the Senate majority leader, she never really expected that he, or anyone else, would read the folded notes she slipped to the Nevada senator as he campaigned in the state she...
  • The forgotten side of the immigration debate

    The forgotten side of the immigration debate
    Recently, I returned home from a three-week stay in Guanajuato, Mexico. I lived with a gracious Mexican family, took Spanish classes and had the chance to immerse myself in Mexican culture. Mexican society was beautiful and vibrant — full of ideas,...
  • Baltimore's population up, following decades of loss

    Baltimore's population up, following decades of loss
    Baltimore, coming off six decades of population decline, grew by 1,100 residents in 12 months, according to government estimates released Thursday. "It's such amazing news. … It's huge psychologically," said Seema D. Iyer, a former research chief...
  • Justice for Maryland's HBCUs

    Justice for Maryland's HBCUs
    For many Marylanders, Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed fiscal year 2014 budget includes plenty to celebrate. The governor's "balanced approach" to budgeting translates into increased employment, health care benefits for additional families and...
  • Giving illegal immigrants drivers license encourages them to break more laws

    As a life-long Maryland citizen, I completely oppose efforts within our misguided General Assembly to pass the Maryland Highway Safety Act of 2013, which would allow the state to issue a Maryland driver's license to illegal immigrants ("State Senate...
  • Anthony Abbate, associate provost, FAU, Broward

    Anthony Abbate, associate provost, FAU, Broward
    Last week: Five year anniversary of the signing of the Higher Education Act by George W. Bush. This legislation was intended to have a lasting impact by holding states and institutions accountable for costs of higher education. Over those five years,...
  • Senate passes its major immigration overhaul

    Senate passes its major immigration overhaul
    WASHINGTON — A landmark bill to overhaul the immigration system passed the Senate on Thursday, winning a large majority as its sponsors had hoped, but showing no signs of gaining ground with the Republican majority in the House. Supporters...
  • 'The Daily Show' slams Congress for inaction on immigration reform

    'The Daily Show' slams Congress for inaction on immigration reform
    With public disapproval of the House of Representatives hovering somewhere around 77%, John Oliver joked on Wednesday's “Daily Show” that "Congress" is about to become “the English language’s most offensive C-word.” And the...
  • Immigration activists arrested during protest outside Capitol

    Immigration activists arrested during protest outside Capitol
    WASHINGTON -- Forty protesters, including union leader Eliseo Medina of the Service Employees International Union, were arrested Thursday afternoon for blocking passage outside the U.S. Capitol during a demonstration urging the House to pass comprehensive...
  • Mexican nationals, the 'Dream 9,' take a step toward asylum

    Mexican nationals, the 'Dream 9,' take a step toward asylum
    PHOENIX — Young immigrants known as the “Dream 9” will get the chance to argue their case for asylum before an immigration judge, potentially setting a precedent that would inspire other Mexican nationals to make similar claims for...
  • The Dream Act's future

    Nine young men and women whose parents brought them to the United States as children without proper documentation were arrested last month after staging a bold protest. By traveling to Mexico and then trying to legally reenter the U.S., they hoped to...