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Horror in Baltimore: Awful New Info Emerges About Six Missing Workers

Two full days after the disastrous collapse of a bridge in Baltimore, little is known about six construction workers who went missing—and are now presumed dead.

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The cargo ship Dali is seen after running into and collapsing the Francis Scott Key Bridge, on March 26, in Baltimore.

Two days after a major bridge collapsed in Baltimore when a cargo ship rammed into it, we still know little about six bridge workers who are presumed dead after an intensive search. Little by little, we’re learning that police were just about to alert the workers about the pending crash but were a hair too late and that the workers were immigrants who were supporting children and families. Who were these workers? Could they have been saved? We talked to Maximillian Alvarez, editor in chief of the Baltimore-based Real News Network, about what this horror tells us about immigrant life in America.