22,000 More H-2B Visas Approved By Homeland Security


22,000 additional H-2B Visas have been released, which should make it easier for the seafood industry, tourism and other sectors that rely upon temporary seasonal workers. The Department of Homeland Security said demand for workers is a major reason for this decision. Congressman Andy Harris, R- Md. 1st who represents the Eastern Shore said the…

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DC Riot Prompts Concerns About Protection At State Capitols

Delaware legislative leaders said Thursday that with the start of the new legislative session just days away, they are reviewing security protocols with Capitol Police and the Office of Safety and Homeland Security. In response to the invasion at the US Capitol, House Speaker Pete Schwartzkopf (D- Rehoboth Beach) and Senate President pro tem David…

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Two Arrested in Dover After Mailing Drugs

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Two men were arrested Friday by Dover Police and Homeland Security after receiving Ecstasy by mail at the Dover Post Office.  Police arrested 31 year old Michael Palmer and 38 year old Sheldon Claud in the parking lot after they picked up the package that contained the over 200 grams of Ecstasy.  They were also…

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Second & Final DE Bump Stock & Trigger Crank Buyback Set Statewide Wed, Nov 7

Two bump stock and trigger crank buyback events will be held for Delaware residents on November 3rd and November 7th. In June, Governor John Carney signed House Bill 300, making the possession of a bump stock or trigger crank illegal in the State. The law mandates that Delaware residents relinquish these weapons to law enforcement,…

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Georgetown PD Arrest 2 for Identity Theft

A traffic stop on Route 113 in Georgetown led to the arrest of two men on a variety of charges – including identity theft.  Georgetown Police smelled marijuana as they contacted the driver – a search of the vehicle turned up a laptop computer and 122 SIM cards with the personal information of numerous victims. …

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4 Charged in Illegal Gambling Ring in Seaford Area

Several arrests have been made in connection with an illegal gambling ring that was operating in the Seaford area.  The Division of Gaming Enforcement was tipped in August that people were gambling through a scheme that involved placing lottery wagers.  A two-month investigating led to the arrest of four people at a Seaford residence on…

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MD Board of Elections Vendor found with Financial Ties to Russian National


Maryland Election officials last week learned that one of the vendors that provides a number of services – including voter registration infrastructure – had been acquired by a parent company with financial ties to a Russian national.  Governor Larry Hogan says that the information they have does not indicate any wrongdoing or criminal acts, but…

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Homeland Security to Issue 15,000 Additional H-2B Visas


Fifteen thousand additional H-2B visas will be issued by the Department of Homeland Security.  Maryland 1st District Congressman Andy Harris says that will help to address the current labor shortage on the Eastern Shore.  As American unemployment has dropped – the demand and need for temporary seasonal workers has increased.  Congressman Harris says the program…

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