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March 5, 2009

Perez to Homeland Security?

The Washington Post is reporting that Labor, Licensing and Regulation Secretary Tom Perez is the likely pick to head citizenship and immigration services in the Department of Homeland Security. Perez was one of the top guys in Obama's transition team and is an old DC hand, having worked various justice department jobs in the Clinton administration. He'd be the only high-ranking official from Maryland state government so far to get a spot in the Obama administration.

Posted by Andy Green at 12:00 PM | | Comments (1)


We are dead! A man who does not believe an immigrant can be "illegal" CANNOT and MUST not have anything to do with immigration for this country.
As head of Casa De Maryland, this is a slap in the face of our immigration laws.
This man MUST be stopped.

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Annie Linskey covers state politics and government for The Baltimore Sun. Previously, as a City Hall reporter, she wrote about the corruption trial of Mayor Sheila Dixon and kept a close eye on city spending. Originally from Connecticut, Annie has also lived in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, where she reported on war crimes tribunals and landmines. She lives in Canton.

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