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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Court puts immigrants’ applications, hopes on hold

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Immigrants and their advocates took stock after a judge halted two initiatives by President Obama.

Policy may reunite immigrants, endangered children

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A new federal refugee program would allow children to escape danger in their home countries and join their parents in the US.

City may dump snow into Boston Harbor, Walsh says

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As Boston grapples with recording-breaking snowfalls, the city may dump snow into Boston Harbor as a last resort.

Deported twice, but back in US again

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A Czech Republic native who racked up more than 100 criminal charges in the US reentered the country twice in 2014.