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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Everett immigrant fatally shot by police is mourned at vigil

By and , Globe Staff

About 70 mourners gathered in Everett for an emotional vigil Thursday night for the Salvadoran immigrant and father of seven.

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.