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Baltimore Approves $200K for Lawyers to Help Immigrants

The Baltimore spending panel has approved spending $200,000 to pay for attorneys that will represent immigrants facing deportation.   Mayor Catherine Pugh tells The Baltimore Sun that the move is meant to show the city supports its residents. The mayor compares public defenders provided to people who cannot afford attorneys in criminal cases to the new representation, funded in part by city taxpayers and in part by New York nonprofit Vera Institute of Justice. City Council...

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