Maryland Gives Immigrant Parents Extra Protection Option for Their Kids

Governing | January 03, 2019

Maryland Gives Immigrant Parents Extra Protection Option for Their Kids
Immigrant parents in Maryland concerned about being deported may now designate someone to care for their children under an expansion of emergency guardianship measures that take effect Tuesday. It’s the latest move by state legislators to push back against the immigration policies of President Donald Trump. Attorneys behind the effort say it will reassure parents and prevent their children from becoming wards of the state. “It’s emergency family planning. That’s what we were trying to provide people,” said Cam Crockett, an attorney in Bethesda.

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Tuesday, April 12, 2011, The National Archives in Washington, DC.  The Media Access to Government Information Conference (MAGIC) was co-sponsored by the National Archives and Duke University's DeWitt Wallace Center for Media and Democracy.  The primary focus of MAGIC was to enable better access to and analysis of government records by journalists and others writing about public affairs.  Panelists explored obstacles and opportunities, and discussed improved access to federal, state, local and tribal government records through the use of new technologies and private sector actions. 

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Tuesday, April 12, 2011, The National Archives in Washington, DC.  The Media Access to Government Information Conference (MAGIC) was co-sponsored by the National Archives and Duke University's DeWitt Wallace Center for Media and Democracy.  The primary focus of MAGIC was to enable better access to and analysis of government records by journalists and others writing about public affairs.  Panelists explored obstacles and opportunities, and discussed improved access to federal, state, local and tribal government records through the use of new technologies and private sector actions.