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Immigration Reform Legislation (2013)
Baltimore weighs in on immigration lawsuit
Baltimore weighs in on immigration lawsuit

Baltimore joined dozens of cities Friday to support President Barack Obama's actions on immigration — weighing in on a federal lawsuit that has divided state and local leaders over the economic impact of having people in the country without legal documentation. Texas and 24 other states are arguing in court that Obama's plan to delay deportation for millions of immigrants will force them to spend more on schools, public safety and health care. A dozen states, including Maryland, have countered that bringing immigrants out of the shadows will help increase wages and expand tax bases. Advocates say the unusual level of engagement by city and state governments on both sides of...