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September 13, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Demonstrators Show Support for Immigrants on a Rockville Street

Sides squared off in Rockville on Friday as demonstrators voiced their support for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and counter-demonstrators across Maryland Avenue expressed their support for immigrants. Here’s our piece on the people supporting immigration:

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September 13, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Manifestaciones Opuestas sobre la Política de Inmigración

Manifestantes, líderes comunitarios y políticos se reunieron frente al edificio de oficinas del Concejo del Condado de Montgomery, en Rockville. Se dos protestas se llevaron a cabo al mismo tiempo: una que apoya a la Agencia de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas (ICE) y otra que se opone. Aquí un vistazo de la cobertura del […]

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September 13, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

Trump Mentions Montgomery County at Republican Retreat

President Donald Trump was in Baltimore Thursday to speak at a Republican policy retreat at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel. During the speech, Trump again mentioned Montgomery County and critiqued their stance on immigrants. “In July, Montgomery County, Maryland, declared itself a sanctuary city for criminal aliens, forcing local jails to release these dangerous inmates, […]

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September 13, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

Opposing Rallies Over Immigration Policy Converge Outside Council Office

MCM is on the scene as protesters meet in front of the Council Office Building in Rockville. Two protests are happening – one supporting the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) and one opposing. Here is a look at MyMCMedia’s journalists on the scene for the demonstrations.  

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September 12, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Elrich Meets With ICE in Rockville

County Executive Marc Elrich released a statement late Wednesday night saying he had met with local Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials earlier that day. The meeting caps weeks of tension after Elrich signed an executive order July 22 spelling out how the county would and would not assist ICE. In the days after he signed […]

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September 10, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Council Considers Enhanced Security

Montgomery County Councilmembers are considering a step up in security because of messages they’ve received since several men, who are in the country illegally, have been charged with sex crimes. “I think all of us have received alarming messages over the last couple of weeks that are based on ignorance and unfortunately in some cases […]

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September 10, 2019 | Staff Writer

Rockville Rally Supporting ICE Set for Friday

A group calling itself the Concerned Citizens Coalition of Montgomery County is holding a rally Friday to support federal immigration agents in downtown Rockville. WMAL’s Larry O’Connor and conservative talk show host Michelle Malkin will host the event. Malkin once lived in Germantown. The rally starts at 11 a.m. in front of the County Council […]

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September 6, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Council’s Rape Statement Fires Back at Trump, Neo-Nazis

The Montgomery County Council released a statement Thursday night expressing their commitment to an inclusive community and condemning a series of rapes over the last month. The council also vilified its critics, including President Donald Trump and neo-Nazis, for spreading “inaccurate information.” The statement comes after recent reports of rapes in the county. The defendants […]

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August 28, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Elrich Says County Not Releasing Dangerous Illegal Immigrants

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich disputed the notion that the “county” was releasing dangerous illegal immigrants into the community. He said county jailers follow the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution as well as legal opinions issued by the Maryland attorney general. “People have referred to us as a ‘sanctuary city.’ A lot of my friends […]

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August 19, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Political Group Urges Elrich, Council to Rescind ‘Sanctuary Policies’ in Light of Alleged Rape of 11-Year-Old

A Republican group wrote to County leaders today regarding the alleged rape of a young girl in Germantown by two illegal immigrants from El Salvador. The two men are being held at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility. County Executive Marc Elrich released a statement Wednesday, August 14 regarding the alleged rape that the county would […]

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