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  • O'Malley takes on another 'pop' issue [Commentary]

    O'Malley takes on another 'pop' issue [Commentary]
    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...
  • Obama puts politics ahead of border security

    Obama puts politics ahead of border security
    All you need to do is look at the headlines out of Central America to see why tens of thousands of children are ending up at our border. "In Columbia (sic), Rising Violence Breeds New Doubts" (N.Y. Times); "Guatemala Seen Slipping Into a Haven For...
  • Long-term solutions needed for U.S. border crisis [Commentary]

    Long-term solutions needed for U.S. border crisis [Commentary]
    So, I'm here to talk about another difficult situation for our great country: immigration from our southern border. In my previous column, I talked about how few options the U.S. has in the Middle East, whether it's the Israelis and Palestinians,...
  • Seeking open hearts and spare rooms

    Seeking open hearts and spare rooms
    Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, headquartered in Baltimore and celebrating its 75th anniversary with a gala tonight, has at least part of the solution to the problem of unaccompanied children crossing the U.S. border with Mexico — and it's...
  • Mays Chapel college student headed to Guatemala to serve at medical center

    Mays Chapel college student headed to Guatemala to serve at medical center
    He's only going into his junior year at the University of Maryland College Park — with a goal of becoming a doctor — but Mays Chapel resident Roger Lin will spend three weeks in August working with a nonprofit program known as A Broader View,...
  • Art of discovery takes MICA president to Guatemala

    Art of discovery takes MICA president to Guatemala
    Who knew that a man renowned for his progressive-minded accomplishments in advancing an educational institution would prefer to spend his leisure exploring underdeveloped lands and ancient civilizations? That, in a nutshell, describes Maryland Institute...
  • Ethnic markets reflect Laurel's 'hybrid diversity'

    Ethnic markets reflect Laurel's 'hybrid diversity'
    Slowly, steadily, the Laurel area is being transformed into a global grocery village. Along with a rich array of eateries featuring international flavors, the local landscape is now a destination for more exotic supermarkets whose shelves brim with hard-...
  • Vietnam-era anti-war act in Catonsville still resonates

    Vietnam-era anti-war act in Catonsville still resonates
    Mary Murphy looked up from the paperwork on her desk one day in May 1968. A man stood in the doorway of her office — a Catholic priest. He was staring at her. "Can I help you, sir?" said Mary Murphy. The man in the doorway didn't hesitate....
  • International adoption dries up

    Until about 1950, a married American couple wanting to have a child other than by procreation had only two options: adopt a U.S.-born children privately (e.g. attorneys, private child welfare agencies) or through public social welfare agencies. The...
  • Head of the Class: News of local students' achievements

    Eve Carlson, of Towson, was named to the spring semester dean's list at Bucknell University, in Lewisburg, Pa. Bethany Reynolds, of Timonium, a junior at Washington and Lee University, has been selected for the spring/summer 2012 Johnson Opportunity...
  • 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...
  • Maryland counties seek to make English official language

    Jose Soto doesn't pay attention to politics in Frederick County. He's new to town and spends much of his time working at an apple-processing plant in Pennsylvania. But he heard something a few weeks ago about the county making English its official...