Republican efforts to promote hatred across racial and religious lines are heating up this electoral season. They have found a new warrior to promote the cause in Arizona, Gabriela Saucedo Mercer. Mercer has questioned whether Middle Easterners should be in the US “either legally or illegally”.
The Supreme Court struck down key provisions of Arizona’s crackdown on immigrants Monday but said a much-debated portion on checking suspects’ status could go forward.
Political analyst Jon Keller spoke with Governor Deval Patrick about the local economy and the Secure Communities program.
A federal program aimed at identifying illegal immigrants arrested for crimes has gone into effect in Massachusetts, despite concerns raised by Gov. Deval Patrick and others.
The information sharing program will go into effect in Massachusetts on Tuesday.
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Illegal immigrants in New Bedford may soon get some protection from the city.
Cracking down on illegal immigrants in Massachusetts made for an emotional debate at the Statehouse on Tuesday.
The suspect charged in a string of attacks on women in Somerville is in the country illegally, officials with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement confirmed Monday.
Employers who hire illegal immigrants could face jail time, under the terms of a bill that’s being reviewed by a legislative committee.