Md. High Court Rules Child Can Apply for Special Immigrant Status Date: 12 / 17 / 18 Type: Press Coverage Related to: Practices Lawyers Maryland’s top court has ordered a young Guatemalan immigrant to be permitted to remain with his father in Baltimore while applying for special U.S. residency status and likely citizenship. The Court of Appeals on Friday cited “unrefuted” evidence that the youngster’s mother had neglected him in their homeland and would continue to if he were returned. Click here to read the full article in The Daily Record. Login may be required.