Maria Sacchetti

Sacchetti covers immigration for the Metro desk. A Lawrence native, she lived for almost six years in Latin America and has a master’s degree in Latin American studies. She is fluent in Spanish.

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Children of immigrants arrive through refugee program

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So far about 10,000 people have applied for the Central American refugee program, which critics say sidesteps Congress.

Woman charged with lying after bombings plans to stay in Russia

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The mother of a woman accused of lying to the FBI after the Marathon bombings says she has no intention of returning to the United States.

Widow of man killed by FBI during Marathon investigation charged with lying

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Reniya Manukyan has been accused of making a false statement to the FBI.

In Ghana, he’s royalty. In Worcester, he’s just Harry.

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Harry Danso, a middle-aged middle manager at an endoscopy company, is also known as Nana Awuah Panin III, a royal chief in his native country.