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U.S. Customs officer helps two young boys at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center on June 18, 2014, in Nogales, Arizona. (Photo by Ross D. Franklin-Pool/Getty Images)

Lynch Skeptical Of Proposal To Shelter Illegal Immigrant Children In Mass.

Rep. Stephen Lynch believes undocumented children brought to Massachusetts for temporary shelter will likely stay much longer than the proposed 35-40 days.

07/25/2014

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NightSide – Sheriff Evangelidis Is In Studio

Illegal Immigration.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/24/2014

11-year-old Issac's story resonates in the ongoing immigration debate. (WBZ-TV)

Massachusetts Boy’s Immigration Journey Resonates In Border Crisis Debate

Eleven-year old Isaac fled El Salvador in the spring out of a fear of gang violence that had already brought death threats to his family.

07/18/2014

U.S. Customs officer helps two young boys at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center on June 18, 2014, in Nogales, Arizona. (Photo by Ross D. Franklin-Pool/Getty Images)

Patrick Offers Camp Edwards, Westover Air Base As Temporary Shelters For Illegal Immigrant Children

Gov. Deval Patrick announced Friday he’s proposing two locations in Massachusetts to temporarily shelter unaccompanied children who crossed the southern border into the U.S. illegally.

07/18/2014

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Gov. Patrick Says No Final Decision On Sheltering Illegal Immigrant Children In Mass.

No final decision had been made on whether Massachusetts will shelter some of the unaccompanied children crossing the nation’s southern border illegally, Gov. Deval Patrick said Thursday.

07/17/2014

daily talker

Daily Talker: Should Massachusetts House Children Crossing Border Illegally?

Governor Deval Patrick says he is considering a request from the White House about whether Massachusetts can shelter some of the unaccompanied children crossing the nation’s southern border illegally.

“We need to understand the scope of what it is that we are being asked to do, but I can tell you personally that I don’t think as a commonwealth that we can turn away and turn our backs to children who are coming from desperate situations,” Patrick told reporters.

07/17/2014

Mexican Army troops stand guard on the Mexican side of the Rio Grande at the U.S.-Mexico border on May 21, 2013 near McAllen, Texas. The Rio Grande Valley area has become the busiest sector for illegal immigration on the entire U.S.-Mexico border with more than a 50 percent increase in the last year. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Massachusetts Sheriffs Join Texas-Mexico Border Tour

Two sheriffs from Massachusetts will travel to the U.S-Mexico border Tuesday to meet with immigration officials and border patrol agents to get a firsthand look at the influx of unaccompanied children entering the United States.

07/15/2014

Registry Of Motor Vehicles

Advocates Push For Driver’s Licenses For Illegal Immigrants In Mass.

The largest immigrant advocacy group in New England is again pushing lawmakers to support a bill that would allow foreign-born residents living in the country illegally to secure Massachusetts driver’s licenses.

01/25/2014

Gabriela Saucedo Mercer (Credit: SaucedoMercer.com)

Opinion: AZ Republican: We Don’t Want Middle Easterners Here

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”.

08/29/2012

Police officers keep a close watch on people demonstrating in support of and against the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act outside the U.S. Supreme Court Building on March 26, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Strikes Down Most Of Arizona Immigration Law

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.

06/25/2012

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