Sanctuary City

March 24, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 Stories for March 17-23

Talk about a sad week for the news. Stories about Rockville High School — the rape allegations and their aftermath — dominated our web traffic reports. But the week also saw the horrific explosion of a home and the owner’s death.   Callers Threaten Rockville High UPDATED: Montgomery School Board Raises New Objection to Labor Day […]

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February 22, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

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Mayor Jud Ashman Says There’s No Need to Call Gaithersburg A Sanctuary City

Gaithersburg was recently ranked number one by WalletHub as the most diverse city in the country, which is why one resident expressed his concern over the recent executive orders on immigration signed by President Donald Trump at last night’s mayor and council meeting. “We celebrate the fact that we are the most diverse city in America […]

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February 13, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Berliner Says Montgomery Searching for Proper Response to Immigration Raids (VIDEO)

After a weekend of immigration enforcement raids across the country, Montgomery County officials are trying to find the right response to reassure its immigration community, County Council President Roger Berliner said Monday. “We’re trying to figure out in this very new world order how we in the county can go about doing what is appropriate […]

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February 3, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart Discusses Priorities Under New Trump Administration (VIDEO)

Mayor Kate Stewart of Takoma Park recently issued a statement that Takoma Park is a “sanctuary city” after the recent federal executive orders signed by President Donald Trump on immigration. Takoma Park’s sanctuary law prohibits city police from cooperating in the enforcement of federal immigration laws that could lead to the deportation of resident. In this […]

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January 26, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Takoma Park Mayor Addresses Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration

Takoma Park city officials released a statement following the Executive Order that President Donald Trump signed on Wednesday regarding immigration and border security. Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart stated in a phone interview that city leaders will review the Executive Order to determine the impact it will have on residents and how they will work to […]

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