Tag Archives: illegal immigration

Conservative Legislators File Bill to Fix Immigration Loophole

Yesterday the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled our state law does not permit officials to detain illegal immigrants solely at the request of federal immigration officials. This puts up a legal barrier to a long-running component of immigration enforcement, and may make us a de facto sanctuary state. Representatives Jim Lyons, Marc Lombardo, Peter Durant, and Shaunna O’Connell announced they’ve…

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10 Days to Sanctuary State Hearing

There are just 10 days remaining until the legislative hearing on the Safe Communities Act which would make Massachusetts a sanctuary state. We need individuals to testify.  In particular we are looking for doctors, public school teachers, current and former law enforcement officers, and legal immigrants. Please send us an mail if you can testify. “Safe Communities” aka Sanctuary State…

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Update: Backdoor Sanctuary State Bill “Pulled”

We received word earlier today that HB 3033, which would’ve prevented state funds from being used to coordinate state and local law enforcement with federal immigration enforcement, has been pulled and will not be voted today. The Democratic leadership had hoped that they could schedule a hearing for the Sanctuary State bill on June 9th, and then slip this other…

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