It's been two years since an unarmed man, 25-year-old Bijan Ghaisar, was shot and killed by police in Fairfax County. Kojo sits down with Bijan's family to discuss their quest for answers.
Last October, Donald Trump released a proposed action plan for his first day as U.S. president. The third item on that list: cancel all federal funding to “sanctuary cities,” which do not enforce federal immigration law. In response, some jurisdictions are threatening a crackdown on undocumented residents while others are trying to double down on their promise not to turn over undocumented residents to federal authorities. We discuss a bill that would give politically-divided Howard County “sanctuary” status with a Baltimore Sun reporter and the Republican on the council that opposes the move.
- Greg Fox Councilmember (R), Howard County Council
- Pamela Wood Reporter, The Baltimore Sun
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