December 7, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Senator Cardin on Immigration Reform, Hate Speech, & Small Business Support

U.S. Senator Ben Cardin spoke about immigration reform and his support for small businesses at the 18th Annual Minority Legislative Breakfast. The breakfast united Maryland’s politicians and Montgomery County’s minority business leaders. Further, it provided a space to discuss legislative priorities. During his speech, Cardin shared his “priorities for the next congress.” In doing so, […]

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September 11, 2017 | Staff Writer

Berliner Meets with Reporters (VIDEO)

Montgomery County County Council President Roger Berliner met with reporters Monday and on the agenda were: the Purple Line, new developments in Metro funding, the Pepco rate increase, the minimum wage, Amazon’s new headquarters and the likelihood of Congress helping DREAMers. You can watch the briefing in its entirety, below:  

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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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September 22, 2014 | Aline Barros

Maryland Latino Students Had a Big Night in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

It was a night to remember at The Fillmore in Silver Spring Thursday. The 2014 Montgomery County Executive Hispanic Gala raised more than $100,000 in scholarships and helped more than 60 Latino students to continue their college education. “When you empower the students, you empower the family,” said County Executive Isiah Leggett. More than 300 […]

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February 19, 2013 | Staff Writer

Mariana Cordier

Immigration Reform (Video)

Montgomery Week in Review host Don Mooers and guest Mariana Cordier, a local attorney, discuss the various components of the current immigration reform debate. Take a look.

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