Category: Immigration

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…

Father Reunited with Family!

This is an Annapolis story, a story with a happy ending, and a story about why we have to keep fighting for our immigrant families who persevere in spite of all odds against them. The WISE Immigration Huddle along with other outreach groups, both in…

Please take action action to restore community trust

From the ACLU: People deserve to feel safe in our communities. People deserve to feel that their government will uphold their rights and that law enforcement will serve and protect them. But many of our immigrant neighbors don’t feel safe reporting crimes to the…