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The Invisible Crisis: The Female Face Of Forced Migration

The Invisible Crisis: The Female Face Of Forced Migration is a short documentary produced by Centro Presente with Intercultural Productions that explores the causes of the migration of millions of women and their children from the nations of the Northern Triangle (Guatemala, El Salvador and Hoduras) to the United States.

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Protesters ask: What would ‘one day without immigrants’ look like?

Protesters ask: What would ‘one day without immigrants’ look like?

  Neil Gupta, of Boston, held a sign during a protest in Downtown Crossing on Thursday.

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Our Voices, Our Vote – Voter Registration Campaign

Our Voices, Our Vote – Voter Registration Campaign

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LAW Student Combines Legal Studies, Activism

LAW Student Combines Legal Studies, Activism

In a combustible year, Mario Paredes works the front lines of politics

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Immigrant group, DeLeo differ on his influence on bill

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.

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Campaign aims to pull Massachusetts Latinos into political

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'Trust Act' revives debate over Massachusetts enforcement of immigration law

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Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson and Centro Presente director Patricia Montes debate a bill relating to undocumented immigration outside a Statehouse hearing on Feb.

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Advocates cheer court’s decision to review immigration programs

Advocates for immigrants cheered the Supreme Court’s decision Tuesday to review President Obama’s executive orders on immigration, raising hopes that the high court will clear the way for millions of immigrants here illegally to apply for work permits this year, including thousands in Massachusetts.

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Clinton, Sanders supporters rally outside Mass. Statehouse

BOSTON — With just under two weeks until Massachusetts voters head to the polls to pick presidential candidates, supporters of the two Democratic contenders pitched communities of color from the steps of the Massachusetts Statehouse on Wednesday.

With separate press conferences scheduled two hours apart, politicians and activists backing Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders each described their candidate as a trailblazer with a concrete plan to tackle racial disparities.

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Fear of deportations swirls in state

Federal immigration roundups in the United States last weekend frightened immigrants and advocates across Massachusetts, but law enforcement officials said Wednesday that nobody has been detained in New England.

Chelsea’s police chief, Brian Kyes, said rumors of immigration raids in Greater Boston rattled the city all weekend. On social media, panicked immigrants posted unconfirmed reports of raids at East Boston’s Maverick Square, in Chelsea, and at Logan International Airport, but Kyes said there were no raids.