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Frosh joins suit seeking nationwide injunction against new visa rules for international students

UPDATE: The Trump administration has reversed course and rescinded this rule. Original story below… —— BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Monday joined a coalition of 18 attorneys general in filing a lawsuit to stop a new federal rule that would bar international students from studying in the United States. The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District Court …


Crime, Police/Fire, Politics

Attorney General Frosh joins coalition fighting to halt immigration arrests at state courthouses

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh has joined a coalition of 14 attorneys general in continuing efforts to halt federal immigration arrests of non-citizens in and around state courthouses without a judicial warrant or court order. In an amicus brief filed in support of the plaintiffs in Ryan, et al. v. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, U.S. Department of …


Attorney General Frosh joins multi-state coalition fighting to halt immigration arrests at state courthouses

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Friday joined a coalition of 14 attorneys general to halt federal immigration arrests of non-citizens without a judicial warrant or court order in and around state courthouses throughout the nation. In an amicus brief filed in “State of Washington v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security; U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement; U.S. Customs …

Frosh continues opposition to federal rule restricting asylum access

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Tuesday joined a multi-state coalition in opposition to the Trump administration’s rule that limits access to the asylum process. Under the rule, many individuals entering the U.S. at the southern border are no longer able to seek asylum, unless they applied for and were denied protection in at least one other country …

AG Frosh joins lawsuit opposing Trump administration’s rule allowing prolonged detention of children

BALTIMORE, MD – Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Tuesday announced he was joining a coalition of 20 attorneys general in filing a lawsuit opposing the Trump administration’s new rule allowing for the prolonged detention of immigrant children in U.S. custody. In the complaint before the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, the coalition argues that …

Maryland joins lawsuit against DHS ‘public charge’ rule

BALTIMORE, MD – Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Thursday joined 12 other attorneys general in filing a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security over changes to the “public charge” rule that they say targets immigrants and their families. Under the changes, if an immigrant who is legally in the country uses benefits to which he or …

AG Frosh joins multi-state coalition challenging federal attempts to cut protections for asylum seekers

BALTIMORE, MD –  Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh last week joined a group of 21 attorneys general to challenge the Trump administration’s proposed changes to asylum standards. If implemented, these changes would allow the Executive Branch to arbitrarily deny asylum claims to immigrants seeking haven from domestic or gang violence. In an amicus brief filed in “Grace v. Barr …

County Executive Olszewski issues statement on immigration

Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Wednesday issued the following statement regarding immigration in Baltimore County: “Baltimore County has long been committed to welcoming our immigrant neighbors, and I want to assure all County residents that our commitment stands. “The Executive Order signed by County Executive Kamenetz in 2017 remains in effect, ensuring that County agencies will not discriminate against any person …