unaccompanied minors

June 4, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Albornoz: At Least 3,000 Unaccompanied Minors from Mexican Border Expected to Arrive in Montgomery County

Council Vice President Gabe Albornoz said that based on federal data, more than 3,000 unaccompanied minors will be coming to Montgomery County, but he assumes that the number will be even higher with families waiting in México and immigrants that crossed the border having not gone through the asylum process. Albornoz recently traveled to McAllen, […]

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April 19, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

MCPS Has Received About 70 Unaccompanied Minors in Last Few Weeks, Albornoz Says

Over the last few weeks, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has received about 70 students who MCPS believes are unaccompanied minors, Council Vice President Gabe Albornoz told reporters during a council media briefing Monday.  Albornoz said he learned it during a meeting that morning. He said the county has experience with the situation and has […]

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October 2, 2016 | Staff Writer

Hispanic and Latino Leaders Participate in Discussion Hosted by Councimember Navarro (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Navarro recently hosted a panel discussion with Hispanic and Latino leaders whose work in community development and business expansion have helped to shape the county. Find out more in this report, below: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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March 23, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Councilmember Nancy Navarro Attends Congressional Briefing on Unaccompanied Minors (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Navarro along with members of Congress and educators spoke at a congressional hearing at Capitol Hill on Wednesday. Speakers at the hearing, which took place at the Cannon House Office Building in Washington D.C., sought to convince members of Congress to address issues surrounding migration. The hearing focused on the influx […]

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March 10, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, March 10, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 10, in Montgomery County: 1. MCPS Interim Superintendent Larry Bowers is proposing an increase in class size and a staffing reduction to close the gap between what is being asked for in next year’s budget and what the school system may get. 2. Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett […]

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January 26, 2015 | Krista Brick

Leventhal Talks State Budget and Unaccompanied Minors at News Briefing (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal held a briefing on Monday where he discussed Governor Larry Hogan’s proposed Fiscal Year 2016 State budget and how it might impact the county and the future of the Purple Line, a request for attorneys in Montgomery County to provide work pro bono for unaccompanied minors looking to get […]

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September 25, 2014 | Sonya Burke

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Helping Unaccompanied Minors in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, Luis Cardona of the Department of Health and Human Services tells us about the unaccompanied minors coming to Montgomery County and how you can get involved with them. Related:

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August 29, 2014 | Staff Writer

MCPS Enrolls 57 Unaccompanied Minors

A public announcement posted on the Montgomery County Public Schools website reports that 57 unaccompanied minors have been enrolled in Montgomery County schools this school year. You can read the announcement below: “Throughout the summer, there have been numerous reports of children and young adults fleeing their homes in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras due […]

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August 1, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Leggett on Unaccompanied Minors (Video)

The Montgomery County Council recently held a briefing on the needs of unaccompanied minors entering the U.S. through the southern border. County Executive Isiah Leggett said the county will not turn these kids away and he noted some of these minors are already here. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of […]

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July 29, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Ike Leggett: “We Would Not Want to Turn Kids Away” (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia extra video, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett shares his thoughts about unaccompanied minors and Montgomery County. Take a look:

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