| Jan 13, 2014
| 12:45 PM
Here we go again. Yet another letter to the editor ("Illegal immigrants steal American jobs," Jan. 3) blaming undocumented immigrants for all of Maryland's employment and economic problems. And, like all such letters, its argument instantly breaks up once...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 6:45 AM
Of course letter writer Cynthia Rosenberg's American Immigration Lawyers Association wants more undocumented immigrants to enter the U.S. because it means more business for her and the lawyers she represents ("Immigrants benefit Maryland's economy," Jan....
| Jan 22, 2014
| 7:14 PM
Deportation is defined as being the expulsion of an undesirable alien from a country. The topic Mr. McPeek (Letters, Jan. 2) referenced is correctly referred to as "remittance." Legal and undocumented immigrants already pay "fees" via the taxes and fees...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 8:19 PM
President Barack Obama used his State of the Union address Tuesday night to call for a renewed focus on families struggling through the nation's fickle economic recovery, repeatedly warning lawmakers that his administration intends to work around Congress...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 1:51 PM
A small group of protesters seeking an overhaul of U.S. immigration policy met Republican members of the House of Representatives on Wednesday as lawmakers arrived on the Eastern Shore for an annual policy retreat.
The protesters, organized by a group...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 9:58 AM
On Tuesday, Americans were able to gather around their TVs to watch the State of the Union Address given by President Obama as he outlines his legislative agenda for 2014, and beyond.
Based upon Obama's current approval polls, the choice may...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 8:00 AM
I can't understand why making it harder to obtain citizenship if you are here illegally would alienate Latino voters ("Immigration group protests GOP retreat in Cambridge," Jan. 29). If I had to wait, sometimes years, to become a citizen, I wouldn't...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 3:00 AM
UMBC is home to students from more than 100 countries and to thousands of students who are first- and second-generation Americans. I continually think about the experiences and perspectives these students bring to our campus and to Maryland.
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:51 AM
As Gov. Martin O'Malley makes his final state of the state speech Thursday, it's a good time to look at what seven years of his governorship have meant for Maryland.
The state of the state is clearly good: first in median family income, a top three...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 1:00 PM
I don't understand why liberals and progressives think that President Obama is so wonderful. His State of the Union Address was empty of serious proposals, disappointing and unresponsive to the real problems Americans face and disturbing in its tendencies...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 8:15 AM
A cliché used to excuse those who break the immigration laws is that violators simply want "to make a better life for themselves." But this argument is the same argument that applies to all crime.
Thieves don't have enough money so they steal to make...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Maria Carmen's 6-year-old daughter last spent a morning at home with her father on a Wednesday in October before he went to work.
On the way to his construction job, he was pulled over for speeding on Eastern Avenue — a routine traffic stop that...