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Only one Maryland crab processor won the guest worker ‘lottery,’ and the rest worry about their futures

March 11, 2022

The crab processing plant owners on Maryland’s secluded Hoopers Island call it “The Lottery.” They aren’t referring to the state-run sweepstakes, but to the U.S. government’s annual method of randomly selecting which businesses — crab companies, landscapers, resorts — will receive visas to hire the foreign guest workers they covet.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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