DACA

June 24, 2019 | Marian Merewitz

A Dialogue with Montgomery County Police: World Elder Abuse Awareness; DACA Changes

On this episode of Dialagondo, host Blanca Kling discusses World Elder Abuse Awareness Day events in June and, on the second half of the show, the changes in DACA. Her guest on the first half of the show is Dina Rivera Asistente Legal with Fiscalia de Condado de Montgomery. On the second half of the […]

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December 11, 2017 | Staff Writer

Riemer Holds First Meet with Media (Video)

Council President Hans Riemer holds his first meeting with the media, discussing historic buildings serving a bed-n-breakfasts, new regulations for breweries in urban areas, a resolution asking Congress to extend the DACA and TPS programs, and fiscal issues arising from a shortfall in income tax revenues.  

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December 7, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Riemer, Gutierrez Arrested Outside Capitol in Protest Supporting Immigrants

Two Montgomery County lawmakers — Council President Hans Riemer and Del. Ana Sol Gutierrez — were arrested Wednesday at a protest at the U.S. Capitol calling for protections for undocumented immigrants. Riemer called the event “a powerful experience.” “I really felt like it was important to stand up and be counted and be heard. We […]

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December 5, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Council Urges Washington To Provide ‘Pathway to Permanent Residency’

The Montgomery County Council urged the White House and Congress to work together to legislate “a pathway to permanent residency” for individuals who are in the country under temporary protected status (TPS) or children in the country under deferred action of childhood arrivals (DACA). The council action came in a resolution that passed unanimously. Councilmember […]

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December 5, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Dec. 5 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Tuesday, Dec. 5, in Montgomery County: 1. Board of Education Meeting: Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith will discuss the framework of his Fiscal Year 2019 Operating Budget recommendations. The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, Dec. 5. Open session will begin at […]

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October 30, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Berliner Meets the Media, Oct. 30 (Video)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner discussed master plans coming before the council, M-83, cemetery legislation, the proposed Metro budget, Vision Zero, the lawsuit against the FAA, DACA and a “sugar tax.”  

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September 28, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Trone Ads Target Trump’s DACA Decision

Millionaire congressional candidate David Trone has released two videos that will appear on cable television, supporting individuals who are in the country who have Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival status, the so-called Dreamers. Trone is running for the 6th Congressional District seat being vacated by Rep. John Delaney of Potomac, who is sitting out the […]

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September 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Goucher Poll Reveals Racial Divide in Maryland

Whites and African-Americans generally agree on the state of race relations in Maryland, but when it comes to individual issues, a divide emerges, according to a poll released Thursday. For example, the poll found 59 percent of African-Americans and 61 percent of whites agree that race relations in Maryland have gotten worse in the past […]

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September 8, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Leggett Remarks During Hispanic Gala: ‘We Will Protect Our Dreamers’ (VIDEO)

Hundreds of people gathered at the Fillmore in Silver Spring Thursday evening for the Montgomery County Executive’s Hispanic Gala to honor more than 60 students with scholarships. The MCEHG was implemented in 2013 to bring organizations and stakeholders together to assist Hispanic youth achieve a high level of education while building diverse and united communities […]

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September 7, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Hucker on DACA: ‘People Need to Know County Government Has Their Back’ (VIDEO)

In response to a statement issued by the White House to end the program established by the Obama administration which protects undocumented children from deportation and eligible for work permits, local officials are speaking out. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, also known as DACA, allowed people who came to the United States as […]

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