undocumented immigrants

Bret Jaspers / WYPR

This summer, tens of thousands of undocumented immigrant children fled poverty and brutal gang violence in Central America to come to the U.S. Over three thousand are in Maryland, and the vast majority of those are now with their families. But can they stay? The answer to that question may depend on whether or not they get an attorney.

In Annapolis last week, lawyers from around the state became students again. The Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland held a training session for attorneys who have volunteered to represent at least one undocumented child, free of charge.

Maryland General Assembly and 'Secure Communities'

Mar 14, 2014

WYPR's Nathan Sterner and Jeremy Bauer-Wolf of MarylandReporter.com talk about two proposed bills in the General Assembly that would each create a different statewide, uniform policy for cooperating with detention requests from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

How Health Care Reform May Affect The Undocumented

Oct 29, 2013
Bret Jaspers / WYPR

While many are trying to wade through the glitches in Maryland’s online health insurance exchange, there’s one specific group that won’t be able to get insurance, no matter what: undocumented immigrants.

Annapolis Wrap: marijuana, drivers' licenses, and pit bulls

Apr 5, 2013
Mr. T in DC via Compfight

After a week of intense debate over gun control, the mood in Annapolis lifted considerably today as the overriding concern seemed to be getting to the Orioles’ season-opener this afternoon.  But a fair amount of work is also underway.