After the press conference, Maine Sen. Justin Alfond, D-Portland, said, “This administration continues to go after the poorest of the poor, the people with almost no options, and it’s just so contrary to what the governor has said multiple times, that Maine needs to be a welcoming place.”
Maine’s immigrants need help to gain a foothold, he said.

“All they’re asking for is to get a start,” Alfond said. “This is just very unfortunate.”


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