Update from the Racial Advocacy Work Group

The Justice & Peace Committee Racial Justice Advocacy Work Group focuses on legislative action in Annapolis with the support of ALCU. At our February Justice & Peace Committee Meeting, we identified the following 4 priority focus areas for legislative action...

Dignity Not Detention Passes in the General Assembly

The Dignity Not Detention Act, sponsored by Delegate Vaughn Stewart, was originally intended to prohibit Maryland law enforcement from opening contracts with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to detain undocumented individuals in their local jails....

Driver Privacy Act PASSED in the Senate!!

The Driver Privacy Act (HB23/SB234) just PASSED in on 3rd reader the Senate with a veto-proof majority. Words can not express how incredible this win is for immigrant families. We got 33 votes in total – all Democrats AND Republican, Senator Chris West. Here are...