| Feb 12, 2014
| 1:16 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley is right to demand answers from the federal Department of Homeland Security as to why the agency is deporting from Maryland disproportionate numbers of undocumented immigrants without criminal records. DHS is supposed to focus on...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Regarding the Sunpaper article "O'Malley seeks answers from DHS on immigration program," (Feb. 12), I understand prioritization and focusing on the "big fish." But once an immigrant has been detained, should the Department of Homeland Security have the...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 8:27 PM
An undocumented immigrant arrested in Prince George's County will spend 48 extra hours in jail at the request of immigration agents — regardless of the charge or the person's past criminal record.
But the standard is different just across the line...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley welcomes undocumented immigrants into the state, so he shouldn't wonder that Maryland experiences a higher share of deportations than other states ("O'Malley seeks answers from DHS on immigration program," Feb. 11).
| Feb 18, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Our governor seems a bit confused. He wrote a letter to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security asking why they are doing their job and deporting illegal immigrants who do not have a serious criminal history ("Groups target inconsistencies in immigration...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 12:29 PM
The debate over the minimum wage, both in Maryland and nationally, and related concerns over income inequality have provoked some unpleasant and ongoing side effects. The recent trend of billionaires flaunting their perceived superiority over the less-...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 6:08 PM
Advocates and law enforcement officials called on state lawmakers Thursday to approve legislation that would limit the circumstances under which illegal immigrants could be held in jail — a proposal intended to curb a 5-year-old federal...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 2:35 PM
While a top Major League Baseball security official said Friday that fans should expect beefed-up security next year, including possibly walk-through metal detectors, a MLB spokesman said no decisions for 2014 have been made.
Speaking on a sports...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 3:58 PM
The Baltimore office in which federal officials grant citizenship to immigrants is moving to its own building on the city's outskirts, where it will no longer be housed with the agency that deports people.
The Maryland office of U.S. Citizenship and...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 4:09 PM
After Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant melted down in 2011, Nathan Sanfilippo joined a team at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission charged with evaluating what went wrong and determining how to prevent a similar disaster in the United States.
| Dec 19, 2013
| 2:55 PM
A man put what turned out to be a pellet gun to his head Thursday outside the U.S. courthouse in downtown Baltimore, triggering a response that closed streets and emptied offices before he surrendered without incident.
At 10:15 a.m., the U.S. marshals...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 12:55 PM
U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents intercepted a type of mealybug pest in an exotic fruit at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, federal officials said Monday.
The bug, formally known as Maconellicoccus multipori,...