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Immigration

(Photo credit: Matt Bennett/Governor's Office)

Patrick: Sheriffs Seeking Immigration Reform “Grabbing Headlines”

Gov. Deval Patrick said three sheriffs traveling to the nation’s capitol are “grabbing headlines” in their effort for tougher immigration reform in the Bay State.

09/25/2011

Nicolas Guaman (photo courtesy: Milford Police Dept.)

Keller @ Large: “Illegal Immigration Didn’t Kill This Person”

Watch the governor’s answer and judge for yourself.

08/29/2011

Gov. Deval Patrick

Gov. Patrick Renews Support For Immigrant Tuition Bill

Gov. Patrick renews his support for a proposal to allow immigrant students without legal status to pay the same tuition rate at public colleges as legal residents.

07/20/2011

(Photo credit: Matt Bennett/Governor's Office)

Gov. Patrick Decides Mass. Won’t Sign Onto Immigration Check Program

Gov. Deval Patrick has decided Massachusetts won’t participate in a federal program that checks the immigration status of people who are arrested.

06/06/2011

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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.

04/28/2011

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Advocates To Meet Over Controversial Immigration Status-Check Program

State officials are hosting its only Boston-area community meeting with immigrant advocates over a controversial federal program that checks the immigration status of people who are arrested.

04/28/2011

WBZ CENTRO'S YADIRES NOVA-SALCEDO & JUAN VEGA

ICE – Secure Communities Program

April 16, 2011 Immigration continues to be one of the hottest topics of debate in the country. The latest news from ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency) is that they’re implementing the “Secure Communities” program. […]

WBZ-TV–04/15/2011

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.

04/03/2011

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RI Considers Law Requiring Employer Immigration Check

Rhode Island businesses would stand on the front lines of efforts to crack down on illegal immigration under a legislative proposal to require employers to check the immigration status of every job applicant.

03/21/2011

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Advocates For Illegal Immigrant Students Shift Focus

Student immigrant advocates in Massachusetts say after the defeat of the federal DREAM Act they are shifting their efforts to state legislation that would allow undocumented students to attend state colleges at in-state tuition rates.

02/12/2011

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