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Maryland Dream Act

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  • Diverse coalition funded same-sex marriage effort

    Diverse coalition funded same-sex marriage effort
    A broad coalition of donors — including casino giant MGM, Delta Airlines, a Washington nightclub and thousands of individuals across the country — together gave nearly $6 million to the campaign to legalize same-sex marriage in Maryland,...
  • Immigration advocates rally at White House

    Immigration advocates rally at White House
    WASHINGTON -- Hoping to build on their success in Maryland, about 200 immigration advocates rallied in front of the White House on Thursday in support of a comprehensive overhaul of U.S. immigration policy. The effort to revive a national conversation...
  • With Dream Act approved, students look to the future

    With Dream Act approved, students look to the future
    Kevin Hernandez was 11 when he left his grandmother's home in El Salvador, traveling by bus and on foot — alone — to Maryland to meet his mother, whom he had not seen since he was 6. Shortly after the boy waded through chest-high water to...
  • The Maryland Dream Act is a win-win proposition

    Supporting the Maryland Dream Act, which allows children of undocumented immigrants who have graduated from a Maryland high school to attend state colleges and universities at the same in-state tuition rate as other residents, is a win for them and for...
  • Maryland's Dream Act only encourages people to break the law

    Proponents of Maryland's Dream Act allowing the children of undocumented immigrants to pay in-state college tuition rates say it is wrong to "punish" an innocent child whose parents brought them to this country before their 16th birthday. An unlocked...
  • Students to rally for Maryland Dream Act

    Students to rally for Maryland Dream Act
    Students have scheduled a march in support of the Maryland Dream Act, which would allow illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition if their parents have paid taxes and they have attended Maryland schools. The march is scheduled for Saturday from the...
  • 1,000 students, advocates march for Maryland Dream Act

    1,000 students, advocates march for Maryland Dream Act
    Ricardo Campos was born in El Salvador, but it was three years ago in a hospital room at Johns Hopkins Hospital that he was given life. Suffering from bone cancer, he underwent surgery in 2009 that required him to use a wheelchair for one year, until he...
  • Dream Act is a great investment

    Dream Act is a great investment
    Many of the arguments on both sides of the debate about Maryland's version of the Dream Act are emotional. They deal with the question of whether it is fair to provide benefits in the form of in-state college tuition to students whose parents came to this...
  • UMBC researchers say Dream Act could generate millions in revenue for state

    Providing illegal immigrants more access to higher education in Maryland could generate an extra $5 million in revenue for the state per graduating college class, according to a new cost-benefit study by University of Maryland, Baltimore County...
  • Maryland faith leaders back DREAM Act

    Local leaders of the Catholic, Mainline Protestant and black churches are planning to speak this evening in favor of in-state tuition breaks for illegal immigrants at Maryland’s public colleges and universities, advocates said. Archbishop William...
  • Maryland Dream Act is no big deal

    Being a veteran, I read with interest in Thursday's Sun that the Dream Act would extend to 3 years the time honorably discharged veterans are allowed to pay in-state tuition at our schools ("Maryland Dream Act benefits veterans," Oct. 11) Of course I'll...
  • Vets don't need the Dream Act

    Dan Rodricks' column on the Maryland Dream Act not only showed his obvious attempt to give tax dollars to illegal immigrants but his willingness to use veterans to do it ("Maryland Dream Act benefits veterans," Oct. 11). He correctly notes that "few...