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Immigration

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  • O'Malley should put his money where his mouth is [Letter]

    O'Malley should put his money where his mouth is [Letter]
    If Gov. Martin O'Malley is so committed to fostering undocumented children who have crossed our border illegally, I suggest he install a number of FEMA trailers on the grounds of Government House ("O'Malley seeks to house immigrant children in foster...
  • The GOP's uncharitable view of child migrants [Letter]

    The GOP's uncharitable view of child migrants [Letter]
    Regarding Ellen Sauerbrey's recent letter on child immigration, I suppose that as a conservative Republican Ms. Sauerbrey is also a good Christian woman, yet her rather negative response to the problem of child migrants is anything but Christian ("...
  • Children should be welcomed [Letter]

    Children should be welcomed [Letter]
    Over the past several months, the matter of children fleeing violence in their Central American countries for safety in ours has entered into our national conversation ("Carroll's revealing 'illeagle' graffiti," July 15). It arrives from the pens of...
  • U.S. labor numbers don't tell the labor story [Commentary]

    U.S. labor numbers don't tell the labor story [Commentary]
    The Labor Department is expected to report this week that the economy added 235,000 jobs in July, and the unemployment rate remained steady at 6.1 percent. But that hardly tells the story. The jobless rate may be down from its recession peak of 10...
  • Archdiocese should focus on suffering kids in Baltimore [Letter]

    Archdiocese should focus on suffering kids in Baltimore [Letter]
    It is heartening to hear Archbishop William E. Lori express so much concern for the mostly Catholic children arriving illegally by the tens of thousands from across our borders ("O'Malley seeks to house immigrant children in foster homes, not large...
  • Faith leaders renew call for foster families for immigrants

    Faith leaders renew call for foster families for immigrants
    Maryland religious leaders issued a call for families to offer foster care to immigrant children from Central America as part of an effort to see that unaccompanied minors find shelter in homes rather than in barracks. Faith leaders who met with Gov....
  • Baltimore County Council candidate backs plan to house immigrant children in Timonium

    Baltimore County Council candidate backs plan to house immigrant children in Timonium
    A candidate for Baltimore County Council says she supports plans to bring 50 immigrant children to a Catholic Charities facility in Timonium. Democrat Laurie Taylor-Mitchell, who is running to represent the district that covers northern Baltimore...
  • We need undocumented immigrants as much as they need us [Letter]

    We need undocumented immigrants as much as they need us [Letter]
    Commentator Jonathan David Farley feels as sanguine about detaining immigrant children in prisons before sending them back to the squalor from which they came as he does informing us of his academic credentials, proving once again that a career in...
  • Carroll Co. officials push back on shelter for immigrant children

    Carroll Co. officials push back on shelter for immigrant children
    Carroll County officials swiftly voiced opposition Friday to news that the federal government is eyeing a former military property near Westminster as a potential shelter for immigrant children — underscoring the challenge the Obama administration...
  • City could host immigrant children [Letter]

    City could host immigrant children [Letter]
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Maryland's federal delegation should be ashamed at themselves to block a plan by the Obama administration to shelter for immigrant children at the recently closed Metro West complex ("Feds scrap plan for immigrant...
  • Immigrants threaten American culture, language and values [Letter]

    Immigrants threaten American culture, language and values [Letter]
    Thanks for publishing letter writer Roz Heid's comments, which expresses the opinions held by many of us ("Obama's disastrous immigration policy," July 10). The U.S. is justly proud of its inclusiveness, and most people want to be hospitable to...
  • Succumbing to our weakness [Letter]

    Succumbing to our weakness [Letter]
    The other day I had a discussion with a friend concerning what we felt was facilitating the decline of this nation. We discussed the problem of illegal immigration as a factor. However, immigrants have been coming to America for hundreds of years —...