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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Brothers charged in homeless beating have long criminal histories

By , Globe Staff

Court records show that brothers Steven and Scott Leader have long terrorized neighbors, police, even their own mother.

Trump calls Boston attack on immigrant ‘terrible’

By , Globe Staff

“We must treat each other with respect,’’ the GOP frontrunner said. “I would never condone violence.”

Mexico condemns Boston beating of citizen

By , Globe Staff

The Mexican government confirmed Thursday that the homeless man attacked this week in Boston is a citizen of Mexico.

South Boston brothers allegedly beat homeless man

By Sara DiNatale and , Globe Correspondent and Globe Staff

One of the South Boston brothers accused of beating and urinating on the victim said he was inspired in part by Donald Trump.