ANNAPOLIS (WJZ) — Great news for crab houses in Maryland.
There are now 22,000 more visas available for seasonal crab workers.READ MORE: Baltimore County Police Shoot and Kill Suspect In Woodlawn; 2 Other Victims Found Dead
This is something Gov. Larry Hogan and other state officials have been pushing for, and the governor applauded the decision.READ MORE: Dominick Pailin, 29, Arrested, Charged With Allegedly Killing Brother, Police Say
He calls it critical to keeping the state’s seafood industry open for business.MORE NEWS: Man Allegedly Robs Laurel Store At Gunpoint, Causes Car Crash Trying To Flee
Until now, “H2B” visas were capped at 66,000 per year.