KEITH BEDFORD/GLOBE STAFF
February 17, 2017
The rumors spread quickly, and advocates for immigrants here have been struggling to tamp them down. No, there was not a raid at the local school, they tell worried immigrant parents. Yes, you can go to work. No, the photo of federal agents on Facebook was not from a recent arrest here and there was not raid at a Somerville restaurant.
February 17, 2017
Eighty one Massachusetts lawmakers signed in support of a bill prohibiting state funds from being used for federal immigration laws.
On Wednesday, dozens of lawmakers pledged support for a bill that would make Massachusetts a so-called “sanctuary state.”
The Daily Free Press
February 15, 2017
A line of people stretched across the front steps of the Massachusetts State House, holding signs that spelled out “Walls Divide!” in front of a crowd of more than 100 people Tuesday night.
PHOTO BY HALEY ABRAM/ DAILY FREE PRESS CONTRIBUTOR
February 4, 2017
If nothing else, the past couple of weeks have shown just how powerful and swift executive orders can be. Now, though, states unhappy with President Donald Trump’s unilateral agenda are taking steps to limit collaboration with the federal government.
February 1, 2017
The Tufts Daily
January 27, 2017
January 26, 2017
Protesters ask: What would ‘one day without immigrants’ look like?
Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff
October 25, 2016
LAW Student Combines Legal Studies, Activism
In a combustible year, Mario Paredes works the front lines of politics
Centro / CBS-Boston
September 15, 2016
Our Voices, Our Vote – Voter Registration Campaign
State House News / New Boston Post
April 8, 2016
STATE HOUSE — For more than five hours Thursday a small group of immigrant rights activists camped outside Speaker Robert DeLeo’s office, saying they wanted a meeting with the top House Democrat whose influence they believe is blocking a bill they support.
At an event at Suffolk University, DeLeo told the News Service that he could not say whether he opposes or backs the bill, which would prevent local police departments from arresting and detaining undocumented immigrants based solely on their immigration status.