immigration reform

February 4, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Albornoz Emotionally Denounces Supreme Court Immigration Decision

Montgomery County Councilmember Gabe Albornoz led an emotional press conference denouncing the Supreme Court’s Jan. 27 “public charge” immigration decision. The 5-4 decision was voted on along party lines—the four judges appointed by Democratic presidents all voted “no.” It will make it more difficult for immigrants, who have used benefits like Medicaid and food stamps, […]

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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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October 11, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know Oct. 11 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 11, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1.Crime Prevention Basics: The Montgomery County Police Third District will host a training seminar to discuss current crime trends and best practices on preventing crime at the Third Police Precinct, 1002 Milestone Drive in Silver Spring. Seminar begins at 7 p.m. 2. Open […]

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July 26, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Leggett Signs Open Letter Addressed to Next U.S. President Calling for Immigration Reform

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett has signed an open letter, written by Cities for Action, to the next President of the United States, calling for immigration reform. Leggett signed the letter along with other mayors and municipal leaders from across the country including; Mayor of Baltimore Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser. “We […]

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April 22, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Week In Review featured on Montgomery Community Media

Watch Montgomery Week in Review (VIDEO)

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. His guests include Mariana Cordier, Robert Hill, Greg Wims and Charlotte Davis. Topics discussed this week include Obama immigration reform cases currently before the Supreme Court, the heroin epidemic affecting our yourth, hunger in Montgomery County and state funding for Rural Maryland Council initiatives. You […]

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October 17, 2014 | Aline Barros

A Film Festival That Puts a Face on Immigration

From Oct. 23 – 26, theaters in the D.C. area will be hosting the Greater Washington Immigration Film Fest. Out of the 13 movies featured in the festival, four will be viewed in Montgomery County. Over four days, movies about immigration will be screened on venues including churches, and other spaces in Maryland, Virginia, and D.C. Patricia […]

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June 25, 2013 | Staff Writer

Immigration Reform (Video)

“21 This Week” host Casey Aiken and the panel discuss the future of immigration reform. Cynthia Rubenstein, Jean Roesser, and Jim Shalleck comment. Take a look. The next show of 21 This Week airs on Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. and then again at 8:30 p.m. on Channel 21. Don’t miss it! Learn more about 21 […]

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February 24, 2013 | Staff Writer

photo Shu-Ping Chan

Status of Immigration Reform (Video)

Don Mooers, host of Montgomery Week in Review, talks with Shu-Ping Chan from the Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce about recent developments with immigration reform. Take a look.

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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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July 5, 2012 | Staff Writer

Montgomery College students

Officials Support Dream Act Referendum (Video)

As a part of the Hispanic Summit, officials voiced their support of the Maryland Dream Act Referendum. Montgomery County Council Member Valerie Ervin and Congressman Chris Van Hollen stressed the need for immigration reform.

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