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Maryland’s International Marriage Brokers Regulation (IMBR) and IMBRA

The state of Maryland has brought to law in recent weeks the “International Marriage Brokers Regulation (IMBR)”. Men in Maryland now need to submit fingerprints in order to fulfil the rules if they want to seek out a foreign wife from overseas. This is an extension to the existing USA IMBRA laws that is specific to Maryland (the most affluent state in the US).  Individual US states are now taking up the charge in regulating so called “International Marriage Brokers” — and their statutes are more onerous than the federal legislation.… Click here to continue reading this article