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PNS Daily Newscast - July 16, 2019 


House Democrats prepare for vote condemning Trump's attacks on progressive freshman women. Also on our Tuesday rundown: Immigrants’ rights groups slam asylum rules that take effect today. Plus, summer meals aim to prevent kids' academic slide.

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Public News Service - MD: Civic Engagement

Photo: Tens of thousands of immigration reform advocates will rally in Washington, D.C., this week. Photo courtesy: 32BJ SEIU

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Immigration reform supporters from Maryland will be among the tens of thousands rallying at the U.S. Capitol this week. They say policy victories in Maryland are helping to fuel the momentum for an overhaul of the immigration system at the national level. According to Jaime Contre

BALTIMORE - Maryland's DREAM Act received a few shout-outs at the Democratic National Convention. The state law is being challenged on the ballot in November under Question 4. It allows undocumented immigrant children to attend college at in-state tuition rates under certain conditions. It's similar

BALTIMORE - One decision is on the books, and there's talk already about future challenges concerning Arizona's immigration law. The U.S. Supreme Court struck down most of the law, but upheld the section that allows local authorities to check immigration status if they suspect a person is in the cou

BALTIMORE - "Human rights lawyering" is a new mission for Maryland Legal Aid, which has been selected as a project partner to explore ways to integrate human rights arguments and international law into the everyday cases handled by Legal Aid. Chief Counsel Shawn Boehringer says basic human rights

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