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Rep. Harris: Visa approval amid crab crisis ‘imminent’ (access required)

A Maryland congressman says federal immigrant officials have agreed to approve 15,000 more seasonal guest worker visas. The Baltimore Sun reports the announcement Thursday from U.S. Rep. Andy Harris came amid reports that Maryland’s crab industry is suffering a labor shortage. Nearly ...

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Gov. O’Malley asks hispanic lawyers for help with state’s refugee children

Martin O'Malley

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, in his keynote address to the Hispanic National Bar Association's annual conference Thursday morning, called on the association's members to help in his state's efforts to provide pro bono representation for the large numbers of unaccompanied minors who've crossed the U.S. border this year to escape violence in Central America.

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