Using his strongest language yet on US immigration policy, Governor Deval Patrick lambasted the controversial immigration laws in Arizona and Alabama during a speech at Tufts University Monday. “The actions of various states to take matters into their own hands have been ham-fisted, self-defeating and even racist,” Patrick said. Patrick’s address, at the Aidekman Arts Center, was part of the “Moral Voices” lecture series sponsored by Tufts Hillel, the university’s center for Jewish life.
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