Category: Immigration

Tonight’s General Meeting Cancelled

Due to concerns about coronavirus and in an effort to keep our community safe, tonight’s Immigration Huddle meeting at the Severna Park Library is CANCELLED. We were looking forward to an informative presentation on refugees and do not take the decision to cancel lightly….

WISE Immigration huddle plans excellent general meeting for THIS Wednesday night. Please join us!

Please share! All are welcome! The Immigration Huddle will be sponsoring the WISE Wednesday, March 11th meeting at The Severna Park Library. The meeting will be from 6:30 -8:30 pm. We will have a wonderful guest speaker, Karen Green, who is on the national…

Lights for Liberty Rally to End Human Detention Camps

Lights for Liberty Rally to End Human Detention Camps The United States has a crisis along its border. Thousands of refugees are suffering cruel and inhumane conditions at the command of the US government. We cannot let this stand. It is our responsibility as…

Where are the Children? Help Reunite Families June 9, 2019 National Mall, Washington, DC Between 12th and 14th St NW more information here

Oppose family separation on June 9th in DC!

Where are the Children? Help Reunite Families Thousands of children, some younger than 12 months, are separated from their families and housed in government detention centers. We believe the Trump Administration’s zero tolerance policy of separating immigrant families is immoral, unjust, and un-American. This cruel…

Visit the County Executive’s budget planner, please.

County Executive Pittman’s budget tool is posted on the AA Co web site and  is not only great for figuring out the impacts of different spending and revenue options, it’s got the ability to Submit your preferred combination. The Capital reported last week that…

Stories of Asylum Seekers

Asylum seekers are once again facing life-threatening situations now that the Trump administration has started sending them back to Mexico – before their asylum claims are even heard. The new policy requires that asylum seekers remain in Mexico while their asylum proceedings in the U.S….

We must stand WITH our immigrant community. Please make this call TODAY.

Please call Senator Bobby Zirkin’s office and ask him to push SB817 out of committee where it has been stuck. SB817/ HB913 would prohibit a correctional facility from detaining a person beyond the states release date or notifying ICE of their release date w/o…

Her Car Broke Down, Then She Was Detained By Ice

We are sharing a sad story of an immigrant in Maryland, who was unlawfully arrested and is now detained due to the fact her car broke down. Nora, who has an asylum case pending, has been separated from her children who have been left…

MD Legislative Latino Caucus Community & Legislative Priorities Night

WISE presented at the Maryland Legislative Latino Caucus “Community and Legislative Priorities Night”  on Feb 26, 2019. Latino Caucus, David Fraser-Hidalgo, Chair – Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, Vice-Chair and Gabriel Acevero, Treasurer, attended along with other house and senate members. Kathy Bain represented our WISE Immigration Huddle…