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Stop the Sanctuary State Bill

Time is of the essence so I’ll be brief: the deadline for legislation to advance or be killed on Beacon Hill is quickly approaching, and we need to contact our legislators today to stop HB 3269, the Sanctuary State bill. Known as “Joint Rule 10 Day,” Committees must make reports to advance or kill legislation by February 7. We need…

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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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