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Judicial Proceedings Committee Begins Debate on Controversial TRUST Act Legislation

March 24, 2021

The Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee began debate on a hard-fought piece of immigrants’ rights legislation Tuesday. The TRUST Act would provide protections for Maryland’s undocumented residents and limit the ability of state and local government to share data with Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and other federal agencies. The bill was introduced in previous sessions and usually died in the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee. Senate Minority Whip Michael J. Hough (R-Frederick) went so far as to call it “the infamous sanctuary bill.”

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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