Category: Immigration

April 23, 2008

Head count of illegals in Frederick Co. schools?
Frederick County Commissioner Lennie Thompson has proposed that next year’s county school system funding be based on a good-faith effort by the school board to count the number of students with questionable immigration status.

He says the count would …

April 22, 2008

English as the official language in Frederick County?

Filed under: Government, Immigration, Local News - 22 Apr 2008
A Frederick County commissioner wants to make English the official language of Frederick County government.

Republican Commissioner Charles Jenkins’ proposal will be discussed by the five-member board at its public meeting Thursday in Frederick.

The proposed ordinance would declare English the …

March 21, 2008

Parkville man charged with email threat to O’Malley

Baltimore Sun
Walter C. Abbott Jr. has sent e-mails from time to time to the governor and state legislators complaining about losing construction work to illegal immigrants.

He never received anything but a form-letter type response.

This week, the 44-year-old Parkville man …

March 20, 2008

Release: Maryland Needs Driver’s License Reform

Filed under: Politics, Immigration, press releases - 20 Mar 2008

Release from Del. Ron George

From Delegate Ron George
March 19, 2008


Illegal Immigrants Should Not Be Granted Licenses

Annapolis – House Republicans today called for passage of the bipartisan Proof of Legal Presence Act of 2008. …

March 5, 2008

Dems oppose immigration bill

Filed under: Politics, Maryland Government, Immigration - 05 Mar 2008

Baltimore Sun
The most comprehensive of a series of bills seeking to make Maryland a less hospitable place for illegal immigrants got a cold reception in a legislative committee yesterday, as lawmakers questioned whether it would cost more to implement …

March 4, 2008

Parent complains about school letter in Spanish
Sandi Henley opened a letter from Anne Arundel County School Superintendent Kevin Maxwell that made her see red. The letter about MSA testing was written in English on one side and Spanish on the other.

“We just felt it was …

March 3, 2008

Release: ACTION ALERT - Fund Public Safety, Not Illegal Immigration

Filed under: Politics, Maryland Government, MD GOP, Immigration - 03 Mar 2008

MD GOP release:

The Democrats are at it again - trying to push through in-state tuition breaks for illegal immigrants. The House Ways and Means Committee will hold a hearing on this legislation at 1 PM tomorrow in House …

February 24, 2008

Ban on sanctuary cities proposed

Filed under: Politics, Maryland Government, Legal News, Immigration - 24 Feb 2008

Senator Alan Kittleman (R-Howard/Carroll) appeared on WBAL’s Bruce Elliott show to discuss proposed legislation. Senate Bill 421’s synopsis: Requiring local governments to fully comply with and support federal immigration law; prohibiting local governments from restricting their employees from …

February 7, 2008

Release: O’Malley flip-flops on immigration

Maryland Republican Party release:
February 7, 2008


ANNAPOLIS—Yesterday, Governor Martin O’Malley told lawmakers that he hoped a Democrat would win the presidency so he would not have to implement the REAL ID Act, a federal law that …

January 28, 2008

Proposal would require citizenship proof for state driver’s license

Filed under: Maryland Government, Immigration - 28 Jan 2008

A bill proposed by Delegate Ron George of Anne Arundel County would require anyone born since December 1, 1964 to provide proof of U.S. citizenship or proof that they are in the country legally before a driver’s license could …

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