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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Lack of action cited on Common stabbing suspect

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The attack on the park rangers raised questions about whether the state could have done more to protect the public from Bodio Hutchinson.

Boston Common stabbing suspect has grim history

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Bodio Hutchinson, 34, pleaded not guilty and was ordered held on $1 million bail for allegedly stabbing two Boston park rangers.

Gubernatorial candidates debate immigration, without Baker

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The candidates said they favor broader access to public colleges, adult English classes, and business opportunities for immigrants.

One Afghan officer who fled Cape granted bail

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The bail hearings for the other two men who fled from Cape Cod last month to seek asylum were continued to a later date.