Mission of the Immigration Action Team:

Make Howard County a safe and supportive environment for immigrants


1. Raise public awareness of immigrants’ rights and concerns
2. Support progressive and immigrant-friendly legislation
3. Network with local elected officials
4. Build networks and collaborate with other groups in Howard County and Maryland
5. Educate ourselves


  1. Demonstrations to end ICE contract with Howard County for use of detention center.
  2. Support for CB-51, legislation that would end this contract.
  3. Supported CB-9 and Maryland Trust Act legislation.
  4. Advocated for ICE-restricted policies with police and local school board.
  5. Created presentation to educate community groups on immigration issues.
  6. Alliances with community groups: Howard County Coalition for Immigrant Justice, CASA of Maryland, and HoCo for Justice.