Councilmember Elrich Addresses Homeland Security Deportation Raids (VIDEO)
Safe Silver Spring held its Annual Legislative Forum on Thursday, January 7th. Recent plans by the Department of Homeland Security to deport immigrants was one of the main topics. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Councilmember Marc Elrich expresses his concern for Montgomery County’s community of immigrants.
The Community Foundation of the National Capital Region is raising money to help organizations that assist immigrants and others affected by recent changes in federal policy. The Resilience Fund has raised $80,000, and specific organizations will be invited to seek funding, Tonia Wellons, vice president of community investment, said Thursday. No money has been doled […]
In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett discusses the county’s statement on the Department of Homeland Security raids. You can find more coverage of deportation raids, below:
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has planned to ramp up deportations of individuals who recently came to the United States illegally. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, County Executive Ike Leggett discusses the local impact of the DHS deportation raids. Related:
Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and the County Council released a joint statement about the Department of Homeland Security’s deportation raids and its impact on the community. You can view the entire statement below. “Our nation faces a significant humanitarian challenge in how we deal with the thousands of children and families fleeing violence in Central America. […]
U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen has released a statement about the Department of Homeland Security’s deportation raids. You can read his statement, below: “The Department of Homeland Security’s renewed effort to deport families and children is the wrong approach that’s causing unthinkable heartache for hardworking immigrant families who fear being separated. When families come to […]