November 21, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

New Immigrants Seek Career Help at Job Workshop (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Moving to America is a dream come true for many immigrants in Montgomery County. It also can be an uphill struggle to land jobs in their chosen fields. They have a tough time getting credit for the college degrees and professional expertise they acquired before arriving here. MyMCMedia’s Phyllis Armstrong reports on a special workshop […]

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October 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on the new Clarksburg Premium Outlets center, the new North Potomac Recreation Center, the Bethesda’s chamber’s annual legislative event that featured a conversation between Governor Larry Hogan and Comptroller Peter Franchot, the new Glenmont Fire Station, a recap of the New […]

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October 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

New Americans Expo Welcomes Thousands in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

Thousands of people attended the second annual New Americans Expo in Silver Spring. MCTV reports.

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October 20, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

SCUP Conference in Rockville Encourages Building a Better Community (VIDEO)

UPDATED Supporting those suffering from domestic violence, building community with Muslim youth and dealing with issues in race and equality, were just a few topics discussed at the 17th Annual School-Community United Partnership (SCUP) Conference at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville on Oct. 7th. This year’s theme “All Together Now, Our Journey to […]

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June 3, 2016 | Sonya Burke

New Citizens Are Welcomed at Naturalization Ceremony in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

A Naturalization Ceremony was held on June 1 at the Gaithersburg Library where 34 new citizens were welcomed from 27 different countries. Representatives from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services officiated the ceremony. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Countries represented, included: Albania, Algeria, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Democratic Republic of Congo, Denmark, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Guatemala, […]

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February 3, 2016 | Willie James Inman

HHS Committee to Receive Update on Refugee Resettlement

The Montgomery County Council’s Health and Human Services Committee will hold a meeting on refugees and people seeking asylum on Thursday. The committee will discuss available services for refugees, asylum seekers, and receive an update from resettlement organizations. Participants include the Ethiopian Community Development Council (ECDC), the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and Lutheran Social Services, all of […]

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January 8, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Councilmember Elrich Addresses Homeland Security Deportation Raids (VIDEO)

Safe Silver Spring held its Annual Legislative Forum on Thursday, January 7th. Recent plans by the Department of Homeland Security to deport immigrants was one of the main topics. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Councilmember Marc Elrich expresses his concern for Montgomery County’s community of immigrants.     Related:

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January 6, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Van Hollen Releases Statement on DHS Deportation Raids

U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen has released a statement about the Department of Homeland Security’s deportation raids. You can read his statement, below: “The Department of Homeland Security’s renewed effort to deport families and children is the wrong approach that’s causing unthinkable heartache for hardworking immigrant families who fear being separated. When families come to […]

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December 18, 2015 | Willie James Inman

African Women Council Aims to Preserve and Promote Heritage (VIDEO)

In this video, Kenge Malikidogo-Fludd Executive Director of the African Women Council, discusses what her organization does to promote African heritage and help the African immigrant community. Willie James Inman reports.

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December 7, 2015 | Willie James Inman

One-Third of Montgomery County Residents Were Born Outside the United States (PHOTOS)

In a news conference on Monday, Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen stated that one-third of the county’s residents were born outside the United States. Floreen cited a report compiled by the CountyStat office that uses U.S. Census data from 2013. “We had a diversity briefing last week. Our CountyStat people have been looking at […]

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