| Sep 25, 2012
| 10:00 PM
Same-sex marriage and the Dream Act are supported by a majority of Marylanders, but voters are just about evenly split on gambling expansion, according to a new independent poll released Wednesday.
Supporters of the Dream Act are furthest ahead, with...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 6:27 PM
Targeting human trafficking, federal agents participated in a joint operation with local law enforcement that led to the arrest of 23 men alleged to have solicited sex from undercover officers along U.S. 1 in Jessup.
The sting brought agents from...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 12:46 PM
As part of a series of visits to Harford's community councils, County Executive David Craig answered questions Wednesday night from Jarrettsville and Norrisville residents about business tax breaks and incentives, November ballot questions and state...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 8:10 PM
Five weeks before the election, a measure to legalize same-sex marriage in Maryland has seen a surge of support and is now favored by likely voters, 49 percent to 39 percent, a new Baltimore Sun poll has found.
But at this stage, most voters are...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 4:09 PM
Maryland enters uncharted political territory this fall as voters for the first time in decades face four major ballot questions. An onslaught of costly advertising is likely as competing interests from all over the country try to sway the state's...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 6:29 PM
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...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 5:00 AM
On Wednesday, one of the most sweeping changes in U.S. immigration policy in decades went into effect when an estimated 1.7 million children of undocumented immigrants became eligible to apply for the temporary right to work and go to school in this...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 6:00 AM
In the great state of Maryland, the word "illegal" seems to mean "worthy of special treatment" ("Senate approves two-tier licenses," March 27). Otherwise, illegal immigrants would have three choices: Get legal, get out or go to jail.
I love Maryland and...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 6:30 PM
The passage of sweeping immigration legislation would mean "everything" to the 16-year-old girl from El Salvador who can't forget the image of her father's arrest and subsequent deportation, nor her own fear of being unable to pursue her dreams without so...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 12:00 PM
As heartening as it was to read about the Senate's approval of the immigration bill, it was equally disheartening to read that it doesn't have a chance of a similar passage in the House ("Senate approves landmark immigration bill," June 27)! The most...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Exactly what makes Del. Jolene Ivey believe that issuing a license to illegal immigrants in Maryland will guarantee that "they have car insurance" or that "they know not to flee when they're getting pulled over or in an accident?" ("Senate approves two-...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In Annapolis, some conservative Republicans — having apparently not taken notice of the 2012 election and the conundrum facing their party over its hard-line immigration stance at the national level — are lambasting a proposal to expand and...