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Immigrants and their supporters rally in Annapolis

Immigrants and their supporters rally in Annapolis

On the eve of a public hearing on the Maryland Trust Act — which would limit local governments' ability to assist with immigration enforcement — hundreds of activists marched in Annapolis to draw attention to the bill.

Chanting in Spanish as police officers stopped traffic, they carried signs with slogans such as "Help stop ICE scare tactics" and "MD Trust Act: Protecting Immigrant and Muslim Communities."

The group from Baltimore City and Baltimore County was so large that they all could not fit in the Joint Hearing Room, the largest hearing room in Annapolis.

Those who did make it inside were heartened to hear that many of their representatives...

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