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.

Latest stories

Brother disputes Everett police account of fatal shooting

By Laura Crimaldi and , Globe Staff

The brother of a Salvadoran immigrant shot and killed last week viewed surveillance video of the confrontation.

Relatives question immigrant’s death in jail

By , Globe Staff

Boston relatives of a Honduran immigrant who died in a Florida jail dispute reports that he committed suicide.

Four illegal immigrants charged in Framingham assault

By , Globe Staff

The men, from Guatemala, are accused of attacking a man and a woman at knifepoint.

In Eastie, Trump support stokes fear

By , Globe Staff

“The fear is that he wins and then they grab you and send you back,” said one 19-year-old immigrant.