ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The clatter of silverware went silent Monday morning as a sixth-grader from Annapolis extended Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream to immigrant children during an annual breakfast dedicated to the civil rights…
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Legislation is advancing in the Virginia Senate to bar undocumented immigrants from attending state colleges at in-state tuition rates. On an 8-7 party-line vote Thursday, the Republican-controlled Education and Health Committee…
WASHINGTON — Two state lawmakers are taking on Virginia’s attorney general when it comes to some undocumented immigrants getting in-state tuition rates. The lawmakers are both Republicans from Loudoun County, Del. David Ramadan (R-87), and…
\”Nightly News\” anchor Brian Williams broke down President
Barack Obama\’s immigration plan Tuesday night with a little help from Jimmy
Tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors have crossed the southern U.S. border; many have ended up in Virginia.
The Tree House Child Assessment Center treats children who have been physically or sexually abused. And about 20 percent of the children being treated there are unaccompanied minors who have been traumatized on the journey from their home countries into the U.S.
The Washington area has become one of the most popular destinations for unaccompanied minors crossing the southern border with about 15 percent of those children headed here.
A coalition of local groups is holding weekly demonstrations in front of the White House to demand better treatment of kids who are crossing illegally into the U.S. from Mexico and other countries.
In a briefing before the Montgomery County Council, school officials explained that a total of 107 unaccompanied minors, most of them of high school age, were enrolled in Montgomery County schools.
A group that represents American Muslims is condemning the anti-immigrant graffiti found at a former Army Reserve base in Maryland.
WOODBRIDGE, Va. (AP) — Prince William County is seeking details from the federal government on immigrant children being housed in the county after crossing the border into the U.S. unaccompanied. Corey Stewart, chairman of the…
KIMBERLY HEFLING Associated Press ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Teacher Michael Coughlin sometimes learns about his students’ harrowing trips across the border alone and what they left behind from the essays they write. Other times, they’ll…
They come alone. They come in groups. They know it\’s against the
law, but the immigrants who come to the U.S. from El Salvador, Guatemala and other
Latin American countries say all they want is a chance at a better life.
Locations in both Maryland and Virginia are on the table as the
federal government searches for places to temporarily house thousands of
unaccompanied children from Central America who have crossed illegally into the
Prince William County will consider filing a Freedom of Information request to get information on the whereabouts of thousands of immigrants who were arrested and handed over to Immigration and Customs for deportation.