Office of Community Partnerships
Data from American Community Survey & Montgomery County Public Schools
Immigration policy is increasingly becoming a topic of interest for many people in Maryland and throughout the nation. With comprehensive immigration reform stalled at the federal level, state and local officials are being asked to address various issues relating to immigration and, in particular, the issues surrounding unauthorized immigration. To gain a broader understanding of the economic and fiscal issues surrounding immigration, the General Assembly passed HB 1602 (The Act) in June 2008 authorizing the Commission to Study the Impact of Immigrants in
Maryland (the Commission) (Chapter 553, Acts of 2008).