Executive Order on Immigration

September 13, 2019 | Cindy Peña

A Peaceful Protest for a Hot Topic

People on both sides of the immigration debate staged protests on opposite sides of Maryland Avenue in Rockville. MyMCMedia reporter Cindy Pena was there as several hundred anti-immigration protestors gathered with their messages for the Montgomery County Council and voters.   Coverage of the counter-demonstration: Demonstrators Show Support for Immigrants on a Rockville Street

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July 24, 2019 | Sara Chernikoff

Republican Party Calls Elrich’s Executive Order ‘Political Stunt’ That Risks Safety of Residents

The Montgomery County Republican Party showed dissaproval for County Executive Elrich’s recent executive order, calling it a “political stunt.” On Monday, Elrich issued ‘The Promoting Community Trust Executive Order,’ which reaffirms current policy that prohibits county agengies from asking people about their immigration status or cooperating with Immigration and Customs Enforcement. According to a statement […]

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June 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

32BJ SEIU Responds to Supreme Court’s Travel Ban Announcement

The Supreme Court made a decision early Monday allowing parts of President Donald Trump’s travel ban on people from six predominantly Muslim countries. The court did, however, make an exception to Trump’s travel ban stating that it “may not be enforced against an individual seeking admission as a refugee who can credible claim a bona […]

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March 10, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Why Immigration Status is Not a Concern for Police Chief Tom Manger (VIDEO)

During a recent discussion with Montgomery College President Dr. DeRionne Pollard regarding race, diversity and community policing, Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger talked about immigration. Dr. Pollard asked Manger, “Why are you so adamant about  your officers not asking about people’s immigration status?” Manger responded, “If we become the immigration police, if we’re asking […]

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March 6, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

What Does President Trump’s New Executive Order Mean?

President Donald Trump signed a new executive order on Monday regarding immigration. The new executive order restricts travel from six countries instead of seven, exempting Iraq. The new ban, which goes into effect on Mar. 16, also clarifies how individuals who already have visas will be handled. In a phone interview with Attorney Donald Mooers […]

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