Immigrant Carpenters Claim Mass. Company Owes Them Thousands

A group of mainly immigrant carpenters have filed a complaint with the Massachusetts attorney general’s office over claims that they are owed up to $12,000 each.

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Mass. Supreme Court Sets Bar High To Deny Immigrant Benefits

Advocates in Massachusetts are hailing a decision by the state’s highest court that sets a high bar for denying benefits to immigrants.



Hundreds Protest In Chelsea Over Immigration Enforcement Program

Hundreds of people came out to protest – loudly – against a proposed plan immigrant advocates fear could break up families and cast too wide a net.


Luis Gutierrez (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Illinois Congressman Holds Immigration Rally In East Boston

Illinois congressman Luis Gutierrez met with immigrant advocates for a rally in East Boston on Sunday.


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English Classes Boost Pay For Educated Immigrants

Workers who speak English can earn $20,000 more a year, according to a new report.


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(Non) Citizen Soldiers

You featured a US soldier getting his American citizenship. I’m curious as to how someone can join the US Military without being a US citizen, especially in this day and age of terrorism? – Estelle, Lakeville


GOP write-in gives Coakley unexpected run for AG

Republican James McKenna says he is running for attorney general against Democrat Martha Coakley to break up the “boys and girls club” on Beacon Hill. The former prosecutor from Millbury says Coakley has avoided prosecuting […]


AZ appeals order blocking parts of immigration law

Arizona is appealing a federal judge’s order that put most of the state’s immigration law on hold.


Judge blocks parts of Arizona immigration law

A federal judge on Wednesday blocked the most controversial parts of Arizona’s immigration law from taking effect, delivering a last-minute victory to opponents of the crackdown.