Immigrant advocates are pressing lawmakers to back legislation they say will help reduce the level of deportations in Massachusetts.
Political analyst Jon Keller spoke with Governor Deval Patrick about the local economy and the Secure Communities program.
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.
The information sharing program will go into effect in Massachusetts on Tuesday.
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.
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.
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.
Mayor Menino is threatening to end the city of Boston’s participation in a federal illegal immigration crackdown 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 […]
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.