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.
Watch the governor’s answer and judge for yourself.
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.
Gov. Deval Patrick has decided Massachusetts won’t participate in a federal program that checks the immigration status of people who are arrested.
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.
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.
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. […]
Illinois congressman Luis Gutierrez met with immigrant advocates for a rally in East Boston on Sunday.
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.
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.