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  • DREAM Act links ambition with opportunity

    DREAM Act links ambition with opportunity
    Recently, people who would benefit from the Maryland DREAM Act rallied in Baltimore outside the Fallon Federal Building, which houses the local office of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services. In Spanish and English, the speakers told...
  • Harford executive defends incentives for businesses at Jarrettsville community meeting

    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...
  • What jobs do educated illegal immigrants get?

    I have two questions for Matthew T. Vocci regarding his recent op-ed piece on the Maryland Dream Act ("Dream Act links ambition, opportunity," Aug. 24). Where are these illegal immigrants going to work when they receive their subsidized education? Do...
  • Freeman Hrabowski's UMBC legacy grows as he celebrates 20 years as president

    Freeman Hrabowski's UMBC legacy grows as he celebrates 20 years as president
    The melody of the president's voice, the intensity of his movements gripped Jeremy Brickey's attention, cutting through the monotony of freshman orientation at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Honestly though, he thought Freeman A. Hrabowski...
  • 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...
  • Poll finds support for same-sex marriage, but not gambling

    Poll finds support for same-sex marriage, but not gambling
    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...
  • 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...
  • McDonough: Towson melee not the same as Inner Harbor crime

    Here we go again. "Clueless Danny" Rodricks is launching another misleading attack ("Refs, retail politics and a quiet delegate," Sept. 27). Mr. Rodricks claims that I have failed to comment on last weekend's incident in Towson. Sun reporter Allison...
  • Maryland Dream Act supporters launch campaign to uphold law

    Maryland Dream Act supporters launch campaign to uphold law
    Amid chants and cheers, a group including clergy, unions and a university president rallied Wednesday in support of Maryland's law to give tuition breaks to illegal immigrants. "Vote yes for education! Vote yes for Maryland students!" yelled Karina, a...
  • Educational opportunity

    University of Maryland Baltimore County President Freeman A. Hrabowski III and Texas Gov. Rick Perry don't necessarily have a lot in common, but they can agree on one thing — punishing children because of their parents' actions is not what this...