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  • Cal Ripken Jr. to hold news conference on mother's abduction

    Cal Ripken Jr. to hold news conference on mother's abduction
    The Iron Man will head to his old stomping grounds Friday to comment on his mother's recent abduction and return. Cal Ripken Jr., a Hall of Fame former Oriole, will meet with reporters at 10 a.m. at the B&O Warehouse at Oriole Park at Camden Yards to...
  • Deportation reprieve for illegal immigrants starts Wednesday

    Deportation reprieve for illegal immigrants starts Wednesday
    When Sarita Santillan moved from Peru to Maryland with her family in 2003, she was just 11 years old — and had little clue how hard it would be to stay here. This week, Santillan, 20, an illegal immigrant who lives in Greektown, will be among...
  • Hundreds seek application help to defer deportation

    Hundreds seek application help to defer deportation
    Hundreds of illegal immigrants lined an alley wall in Southeast Baltimore on Thursday night, each with a dream in mind. One saw a medical career, another a life in fashion. All said they were eager to take the first step toward their goals: filling out a...
  • Crossing the border -- in reverse

    Crossing the border -- in reverse
    Just as the U.S. Supreme Courtbegins to hear arguments about Arizona's hard line immigration law, a study pops up that says illegal immigration from Mexico is a diminishing problem. According to a report released by the Pew Hispanic Center, the massive...
  • Kenyan woman who fled country pleads guilty to abuse

    Kenyan woman who fled country pleads guilty to abuse
    Out on bail after being caught on tape beating the elderly man she had been hired to care for, Anastacia Oluoch boarded a plane at Dulles International Airport, police said, and fled home to Kenya via Italy and Ethiopia. More than five years later and...
  • Bail and illegal immigrants

    Bail and illegal immigrants
    With all due respect to bail bondsmen who play a necessary role in the criminal justice system, the case pending before the Maryland Court of Appeals involving illegal immigrants and whether bondsmen should be liable for illegal immigrant defendants who...
  • Werner Fornos

    Werner Fornos
    Werner H. Fornos, who fled post-World War II Germany as a teen and became an advocate for global population control after serving in the Maryland House of Delegates, died of diabetic complications Jan. 16 at his home in Basye, Va. The former...
  • 34 wanted immigrants arrested in Annapolis, on Eastern Shore

    Thirty-four immigrants who had been convicted of crimes and were wanted by law enforcement agencies were arrested this week in Annapolis and on Maryland's Eastern Shore in a two-day "targeted enforcement operation" involving federal immigration officials....
  • U.N. recognition of Palestinian state ups pressure on Israel to negotiate

    U.N. recognition of Palestinian state ups pressure on Israel to negotiate
    Over the strenuous objections of the U.S. and Israel, the United Nations General Assembly voted today to grant nonmember observer status to a Palestinian state in the West Bank and Gaza. The U.N. action, which was widely anticipated, was largely a...
  • Bail for illegal immigrants in question before Md. high court

    Bail for illegal immigrants in question before Md. high court
    Maryland's top court could make it much more difficult for undocumented immigrants to secure bail bonds, in a case likely to resolve long-standing questions about whether bondsmen are on the hook when clients get deported before trial. In a case...
  • Don't punish Palestinians for seeking justice

    Very few things unite Democratic and Republican senators in Washington. But unfortunately, one thing that does is attacking the human rights of Palestinians. And now they're are at it again. This time in the form of an anti-Palestinian amendment sponsored...
  • Catholic bishops are election day's biggest losers

    I and many other active Catholics, and apparently including many in the clergy, are becoming more and more disgusted with our bishops. If marriage is only between a man and a woman according to natural law, and it is the most perfect way to live in family...