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Immigration

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Top Immigration Articles

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  • License to deport [Editorial]

    License to deport  [Editorial]
    Maryland's decision to join a handful of states that allow undocumented immigrants the chance to obtain driver's licenses was a pragmatic one designed to keep residents safe. Border security, deportation policy and pathways to citizenship are not within...
  • Baltimore Co. Republicans face Howard Co. Democrats in redrawn District 12

    Baltimore Co. Republicans face Howard Co. Democrats in redrawn District 12
    In Maryland's newly redrawn 12th legislative district — which slithers from southwestern Baltimore County to West Columbia in Howard County — the race for the State House is pretty neatly divided along county lines. All four Republicans in...
  • Raid spurs fear of driver's licenses among immigrants

    Raid spurs fear of driver's licenses among immigrants
    A recent raid at a Catonsville apartment complex has raised concerns that federal immigration agents are using Maryland motor vehicle data to locate illegal immigrants, potentially undermining a state initiative to ensure that drivers are ready for the...
  • Why should Baltimore bend over backward to help undocumented immigrants? [Letter]

    Why should Baltimore bend over backward to help undocumented immigrants? [Letter]
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake can't stop the shootings and killings in Baltimore, so now she has decided to change priorities and welcome illegal immigrants to the city ("City to weigh immigrant-friendly policies," Sept. 17). Here is another case of...
  • Anastasios 'Tom' Kokkinakos, restaurant owner [Obituary]

    Anastasios 'Tom' Kokkinakos, restaurant owner [Obituary]
    Anastasios "Tom" Kokkinakos, a Greek immigrant who later became part owner of a Govans pizza establishment and a restaurant consultant, died Thursday at his Timonium home of heart failure. He was 74. Anastasios Kokkinakos, who was born and raised in...
  • Pacific jewel: touring Seattle's brilliant landscape

    Pacific jewel: touring Seattle's brilliant landscape
    A series of occasional articles exploring destinations that are easily reached via nonstop flights from Baltimore. Flying to the West Coast for vacation isn't often ideal for Baltimoreans. It can be difficult to find nonstop flights, and it's almost...
  • The 'American Dream': ¿paraíso artificial? [Commentary]

    The 'American Dream': ¿paraíso artificial? [Commentary]
    It sounds great on the surface that there would actually be a place in the world where opportunity and money abound, knowing no imaginable limits. Almost as though a new life, full of the freedoms, finances and prospects, is ripe for the picking from...
  • Immigrant city [Editorial]

    Immigrant city  [Editorial]
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's report on strategies to attract immigrants to Baltimore offers dozens of recommendations, but for those who are not immigrants or connected to the immigrant community, it may raise two big questions. First, at a time...
  • New generation takes reins for Korean Festival in Howard

    New generation takes reins for Korean Festival in Howard
    Times have changed for the state's Korean-Americans since the immigration boom of the 1970s brought their ancestors to the Baltimore area. Today, the up-and-coming second generation is making its mark, and nowhere will their new identity be more evident...
  • Obama discusses crises with donors, tours Fort McHenry

    Obama discusses crises with donors, tours Fort McHenry
    President Barack Obama laid out a sobering view of the international crises that have beset his administration this year — and tried to make the case for returning Democrats to the Senate majority — at a small gathering of political donors...
  • Movie-based musical 'Once' reveals its charms at the Hippodrome

    Movie-based musical 'Once' reveals its charms at the Hippodrome
    In an age when no cinematic product seems safe from being targeted for a theatrical make-over, and when so few of these movies-turned-musicals end up having much substance to offer, "Once" impresses all the more. This modest-scaled work, now getting...
  • City to weigh immigrant-friendly policies

    City to weigh immigrant-friendly policies
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake plans to unveil dozens of recommendations Wednesday intended to lure immigrant families to Baltimore and retain them. The proposals, from increasing the availability of translators at city agencies to making it easier...