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Maryland Dream Act

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  • Same-sex marriage opponents file referendum papers

    Though Gov. Martin O'Malley hasn't even inked his freshly passed law legalizing same-sex marriage in Maryland,  a group of faith leaders has already filed paperwork to start a petition drive aimed at repealing it. The Maryland Marriage Alliance, made...
  • CASA backs Garagiola in 6th District

    A leading immigrant rights group has endorsed state Sen. Rob Garagiola in Maryland's competitive 6th Congressional District race. CASA in Action, the political arm of CASA de Maryland, announced Monday it had endorsed Garagiola in the April 3 primary...
  • Maryland top court will decide if Dream Act goes to voters

    The state's top court has agreed to decide if Maryland's Dream Act will be on the ballot this fall. The Court of Appeals said this week it will hear CASA de Maryland's appeal of a judge's decision to allow the referendum on the 2010 law. The court...
  • Md. immigrants laud new federal policy on deportation

    Nathaly Uribe's grandmother broke into tears Friday when the Glen Burnie high school senior told her of a new federal policy that would protect many undocumented young immigrants from deportation. "Now," the older woman said, "I know I can't lose you."...
  • Obama, immigration and the American dream

    Obama, immigration and the American dream
    Much of what has been written about President Barack Obama's announcement last week that the federal government will no longer deport illegal immigrants under the age of 30 who came to this country as youngsters concerns the politics of it. As one might...
  • Dream Act is an illegal immigration enabler

    Your editorial, "The American Dream" (June 19), left out the key sticking point that has many of us opposing the Maryland Dream Act. The dilemma it doesn't resolve is the one that occurs with every attempt to relieve suffering: How do we help without...
  • Maryland Dream Act defenders want to "educate" voters

    Defenders of the state's Dream Act say voter education will be key to their success in November, when Marylanders weigh-in on a new law that lets some illegal immigrants pay in-state tuition. "Our goal will be be education about what the Dream Act...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Maryland tuition law must be defended

    Regarding the recent article about the lawsuit over the Maryland Dream Act ("Vote on tuition bill faces lawsuit," Aug. 2), I believe democracy should be upheld. I was one of hundreds in attendance when the law was heavily debated in the State House. Over...
  • Effort to overturn Dream Act unconstitutional

    Efforts to overturn the Maryland Dream Act granting undocumented resident aliens tuition rates at state colleges equal to those charged citizen residents of Maryland would have voters veto a clause of the 14th Amendment: "No State shall … deny to...
  • 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...