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  • Advocates warn immigrants of scams

    Immigrant advocates are warning people who plan to apply for a work permit under a new federal immigration policy to beware of scammers and hold off on taking any formal action until more details emerge about how the program will work. The policy shift,...
  • Greens, Libertarians launch new drives after ruling keeps them off Md. ballot

    The Green and Libertarian parties are launching new petition drives to get their candidates for president and other offices on Maryland's November ballot after losing a battle before the state's highest court. The Maryland Court of Appeals ruled Monday...
  • Playing catchup with the minority birth rate

    Playing catchup with the minority birth rate
    Pudgy, pink Gerber babies are no longer the typical children being born in the United States. According to theU.S. Census Bureau, moms who are Latino, Asian, African American or mixed race are now giving birth to just over 50 percent of American babies....
  • Redistricting map foes say they've passed first test

    Opponents of the congressional redistricting plan devised by Gov. Martin O'Malley and General Assembly leaders said Thursday they have passed the first test for putting the measure on the November ballot by gathering enough voters' signatures to keep...
  • Government by referendum?

    Government by referendum?
    When opponents of Maryland's law granting in-state tuition to some illegal immigrants succeeded in petitioning the measure to referendum — a power long granted to the people under the state's constitution but one that was rarely used —...
  • Illegal immigrant tuition breaks referendum before high court

    Maryland's highest court will soon decide whether voters will get a chance to overturn a break on college tuition costs for illegal immigrants, following a hearing Tuesday on the 2011 law. The Court of Appeals is expected to rule within weeks on...
  • Maryland's high court allows Dream Act to stay on ballot

    Maryland's highest court ruled Wednesday to allow voters to have the final say over whether illegal immigrants should be eligible to pay in-state tuition rates. In a two-page order, the Court of Appeals upheld the decision of the Anne Arundel County...
  • GOP targets redistricting map at borderline

    Working to build on the momentum of their so-far successful drive to challenge the state's congressional redistricting plan at the ballot box, Republican activists held a news conference Thursday at a Baltimore intersection that they called an...
  • Anti-immigrant tuition break campaign to pick up speed, Harford delegate says

    After a successful petition drive last year to take the so-called Dream Act to referendum this fall, Harford County Del. Pat McDonough is gearing up again to overturn the law granting in-state tuition breaks to illegal immigrants. Earlier this month, the...
  • Debate over vote on immigrant tuition moves to Arundel court

    The debate over a state law that would provide college tuition discounts to some illegal immigrants shifted to an Annapolis courtroom Friday. Attorneys for the law's supporters told an Anne Arundel County Circuit Court judge that the Maryland...
  • English-only bill: There are better ways to help immigrants

    I am gratified that the chairman of the Official English movement and proponent of the Anne Arundel County English only bill is not motivated by the same hostility against immigrants that I have seen enacted in Arizona and Alabama and even in some of...
  • The year ahead in Maryland politics: Gay marriage, a referendum, taxes and congressional races

    The year ahead in Maryland politics: Gay marriage, a referendum, taxes and congressional races
    Maryland's governor won't be on the ballot, and the state is highly unlikely to play much of a role in the presidential election. But 2012 is nonetheless shaping up to be a riveting year in Maryland politics. Here are four major stories to watch in the...