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Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone Says NO to Secure Communities

May 31, 2014 The Mayor of Somerville Joseph Curtatone has said no to the secure communities program, becoming the first Mayor to put limits on the federal program which became mandatory in 2013. Mayor Curtatone […]

WBZ-TV–05/29/2014

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Immigrant Advocates Push Bill To Help Reduce Deportations In Mass.

Immigrant advocates are pressing lawmakers to back legislation they say will help reduce the level of deportations in Massachusetts.

03/20/2013

Governor Deval Patrick

Keller @ Large: One-On-One With Gov. Patrick

Political analyst Jon Keller spoke with Governor Deval Patrick about the local economy and the Secure Communities program.

05/17/2012

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Secure Communities Program Takes Effect In Massachusetts

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.

05/15/2012

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Secure Communities To Go Into Effect In Mass. Despite Protests

The information sharing program will go into effect in Massachusetts on Tuesday.

05/09/2012

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Activists Disrupt Sheriffs’ Immigration News Conference

A Statehouse news conference by sheriffs calling for tougher enforcement of immigration laws ended abruptly on Wednesday after pro-immigrant activists entered the room to protest.

09/28/2011

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Patrick Reaches Out To Family Of Man Killed By Illegal Immigrant

Gov. Deval Patrick has reached out directly to the family of a Milford man allegedly killed by a drunk driver who was also an illegal immigrant.

09/14/2011

Matthew Denice. (Family Photo)

Keller @ Large: Family Of Man Allegedly Killed By Illegal Immigrant Blasts Patrick

It’s a case that has galvanized protest and political backlash: the recent hit-and-run killing of a young man in Milford. Jon Keller is at large.

09/06/2011

Mayor Thomas Menino

Mayor Menino Threatens To Quit Immigration Crackdown Program

Mayor Menino is threatening to end the city of Boston’s participation in a federal illegal immigration crackdown program.

07/11/2011

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Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick Says “NO” to Secure Communities Program

June 11, 2011 On Monday June 6th, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick made the decision not to sign onto the “Secure Communities” program. Now, even though the program did not receive the Governor’s approval, the city […]

WBZ-TV–06/09/2011

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