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Hispanic and Latino Americans

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  • Prostitution is not a victimless crime

    I read with sadness the editorial "A house of ill repute" (July 28 ) about a house on Bel Air Road in Fullerton. It shattered the notion that prostitution is a victimless crime — these women were trafficked slaves, far from home and anyone who saw them as a person with a heart and soul. The men that profited and those that used them should be ashamed and harshly punished for their greed and selfish complicity in treating women like slaves.
  • Frederick Co. wants to create laws to deter illegal immigrants

    Frederick Co. wants to create laws to deter illegal immigrants
    Blaine Young, president of Frederick County's board of commissioners, has plans to make Frederick "the most unfriendly county in the state of Maryland to illegal aliens." And while he said some localities might cringe at such a title, "we wear that with a...

    In converts, authorities see threats

    Their evening prayers ended, a small group of Muslim men lingering in a storefront mosque in Woodlawn turned to the news of the day: A man who had knelt among them had been arrested on charges of terrorism. Antonio Martinez, who they said converted to...

    Maryland's fastest growth creates problems

    Maryland's fastest growth creates problems
    Drive along Snowden Farm Parkway in Clarksburg and you can catch a glimpse of two completely different worlds. On one side, a landscape of narrow roads snaking their way around rolling hills, still snow-covered and dotted with farm equipment and red...

    Maryland population grows by 480,000

    Buoyed by a growing Hispanic population and the availability of steady federal jobs, Maryland grew by 9 percent in the last decade - faster than most Eastern states, according to new Census Bureau data. Maryland's population grew by 480,000 residents, to...