The governor is scheduled to give the opening address to the National Immigrant Integration Conference at 9 a.m. that day at the Baltimore Hilton. According to the organizers, O'Malley will speak about Maryland's efforts to welcome immigrants and promote their contributions to society.
The conference is expected to attract immigrants' rights organizations from around the country. The four-day event actually kicks off Saturday with a New Americans Street Festival Saturday outside the Hilton from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
"New Americans" is the term O'Malley used to describe immigrants in his political battles with former Gov.
In recent months, O'Malley has traveled far and wide in his official position as a surrogate for