immigration

Legislators Should Create a Pathway to Citizenship for “Dreamers” Now

February 6, 2018 by Ellen Hutton
As the home to nearly 150,000 federal government employees, Maryland is hit harder than most other states during a government read more

Ending Protections for Honduran and Salvadoran Immigrants Would be a Blow to Maryland Communities

December 21, 2017 by Ellen Hutton
Thousands of immigrants from El Salvador and Honduras have made their homes in Maryland communities over the last two decades. read more

Paying for Tax Cuts for the Wealthy by Blocking Immigrants from Receiving Tax Credits Will Leave Children Living in Poverty

November 21, 2017 by Ellen Hutton
The tax proposal that passed the U.S. House of Representatives would make it harder for families and students from low-income read more

‘Dreamers’ Make Important Contributions to Maryland

May 5, 2017 by Ellen Hutton
For years, Maryland has recognized the benefits of welcoming immigrants into its colleges and universities, including giving all Maryland residents read more

How Immigration Policy Shapes Maryland’s Communities, Economy

January 31, 2017 by MDCEP
The Maryland we know today exists because of people who came here, and continue to come here, from around the read more

Creating a Welcoming Community for Refugees is Good for Maryland

December 29, 2016 by Ellen Hutton
Maryland has deep history of being a welcoming community for new immigrant populations. This is one way in which we’ve read more

Undocumented Immigrants Pay Hundreds of Millions in State Taxes; Full Citizenship Would Benefit the State Even More

March 24, 2016 by MDCEP
By Mark Scott Undocumented immigrants are an important part Maryland’s economy. They make a significant contribution to the state’s public read more

Accepting Refugees Would Benefit Maryland’s Economy

November 19, 2015 by Mark Scott
Governor Larry Hogan and the now more than two dozen governors who have said they intend to block Syrian refugees read more

Maryland Immigrants Pay Millions into State Revenue System and Contributions Increase Post Immigration Reform

April 16, 2015 by Kathleen Algire-Fedarcyk
Undocumented workers already pay many local and state taxes, particularly the sale tax and property tax. Two recent executive actions read more

Immigration Reform Boosts Maryland Economy

November 26, 2014 by Kathleen Algire-Fedarcyk
The country and state will reap economic benefits from President Obama’s action on immigration reform. Making more than 3 million read more
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