Maryland U.S. Senator calls on DHS Inspector General to review ICE Detention Facility COVID-19 policies and practices

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Maryland’s U.S. Senator Ben Cardin joined 25 of his Democratic colleagues calling for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General (IG) to conduct a full assessment, including site inspections, of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention facilities nationwide to evaluate whether operations, management, standards, and conditions have adapted to address the threat of coronavirus (COVID-19) to both the…

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Milford School Board considers new policy to protect undocumented students from ICE

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Milford school board members are considering a new policy that would protect undocumented students and establish new protocols if U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents show up. The proposal falls under the district’s attempts to protect the privacy of its students, citing the FederalFamily Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) which gives parents certain…

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Guilty Plea from Woman Who Set Fire that Killed 3 Wilmington Firefighters in 2016

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The woman who lived in the home at Canby Estates in Elsmere where a fire left three Wilmington Firefighters dead has pleaded guilty to 2nd degree murder, 1st degree arson and 1st degree assault. Beatriz Fana-Ruiz will be sentenced in December. Officials in the Attorney General’s office say Fana-Ruiz recklessly started the fire in the…

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Maryland Transportation Officials Tracking 2 Storms Today & Tuesday

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The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is tracking two storms that will impact the state beginning later today and again Tuesday afternoon. Crews are pre-treating roads today in advance of the coming storm. The first storm is poised to move across Maryland Monday evening, with most impacts in the north and…

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MDOT & DelDOT Crews Prepping Roads in Advance of Storm

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DelDOT crews have begun brining primary roads in all three counties ahead of expected snow over the weekend.  Brine causes the initial coating of snow and ice to melt and slows or may even stop the accumulation of ice and snow on the road surface.  It also helps for clearing the road.  Drivers are reminded…

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DE Helps in Return of 500 Year Old Stolen Christopher Columbus Letter to Vatican

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Today, and for the third time in two years, United States Attorney David C. Weiss and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) returned a more than 500-year-old copy of Christopher Columbus’ letter describing his discoveries in the Americas to the Vatican during a morning repatriation ceremony at the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana (the “Vatican Library) in…

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