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July 12, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Marriott, Choice Will ‘Decline’ Requests to Use Hotels for Detention

Choice Hotels and Marriott International both provided protesters with assurances that their establishments would not be used to assist Immigration and Customs Enforcement deportation. On Thursday, about 15 protesters organized by Sanctuary DMV delivered about 122,000 signatures in a petition calling for the companies to not assist ICE. The agency is expected to deport 2,000 […]

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July 11, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Update: Marriott Says It Will Decline Requests to Use Hotels for Detention

Update, 9 p.m.: Sanctuary DMV, one of the organizers of the protest at Choice Hotels and Marriott International has received a statement from Marriott shortly after delivering petitions. Marriott, based in Bethesda, said: Marriott International has had not indication that any of our hotels have been contacted by the U.S. government to be used to […]

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July 11, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

ICE se prepara para arrestar a miles de inmigrantes

Según el periódico The New York Times, oficiales del Departamento de Seguridad Nacional, se preparan para comenzar con su plan de redadas de inmigración con las cuales esperan arrestar a miles de personas que no tienen documentos de estadía legal en Estados Unidos. La operación, respaldada por el presidente Donald Trump, se había pospuesto, en […]

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June 25, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Montgomery tiene plan de acción ante posibles redadas y deportaciones

La Presidenta del Concejo del Condado de Montgomery, Nancy Navarro, ante su alocución con los medios de comunicación, informó que el condado “está preparado desde hace dos años, desde que el presidente fue electo” para enfrentar las posibles redadas y deportaciones las cuales, el mismo presidente Donald Trump, ha venido anunciando recientemente. Inicialmente, el fin […]

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June 24, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Congresista Raskin habla sobre crisis inmigratoria y amenaza de redadas

Cerca de 250 personas asistieron a la manifestación de solidaridad con la comunidad inmigrante en la Iglesia Cedar Lane de Bethesda.   El Congresista Jamie Raskin, quien representa el distrito congresional número 8 de Maryland, dijo que el Congreso trabajará esta semana en la crisis fronteriza con México.  “El presidente ha creado un caos en la frontera, […]

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February 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Winter Weather Advisory, Hypothermia Alert Issued in Montgomery County

Update, Feb. 12, 10:15 a.m.: The winter weather advisory has been extended until Tuesday at 1 p.m. Expect accumulation of up to 0.25 inches of freezing rain. Be careful of downed trees, branches, and “live” wires. Winter Storm Warning has been issued for Up-County, Winter Weather Advisory for Down-County until 1:00 pm, Tues 2/12. Expect up […]

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June 19, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Hogan Says He Will Not Deploy National Guard Resources to the Border

Governor Hogan announced on Twitter early Tuesday that he will not deploy any National Guard Resources to the border.  His response comes amid reports that children are being separated from their parents after being detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers. Hogan said he ordered four crew-members and helicopters to return to Maryland immediately […]

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December 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

AAA Offers Winter Driving Tips

The National Weather Service has issued a winter advisory for Montgomery County and said residents should be prepared for at least 1 to 3 inches of snow. Since severe weather conditions can be both frightening and dangerous for drivers, AAA is reminding motorists to be cautious while driving and has a few tips: AAA Winter […]

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August 3, 2017 | Staff Writer

Leggett Speaks Out Against Deportation of Montgomery County Resident

In a statement released today, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett said he is “shocked and dismayed” that Lizandro Claros Saravia, a college-bound graduate of Quince Orchard High School, was deported to El Salvador this week by federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement. “Instead of focusing ICE resources on those who have committed serious crimes, ICE instead […]

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August 2, 2017 | Phyllis Armstrong

Claros Brothers Deported to El Salvador (VIDEO)

Diego and Lizandro Claros, who fled violence in El Salvador, have been deported, according to the immigrant rights group Casa of Maryland. Their plane landed in El Salvador as their emotionally distraught family attended a news conference. Casa de Maryland organized the event in Hyattsville where more than 50 people gathered to show support for […]

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