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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Governor Baker’s mother dies after long illness

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Elizabeth “Betty” Baker died Saturday at a facility in Needham, according to a spokesman.

AG Healey alleges ambulance firm overbilled state

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Maura Healey says Cataldo Ambulance Service Inc. charged the state an extra $600,000 over a 10-year period.

Sheriff’s deputy charged with smuggling money in ‘Codfather’ case

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Antonio Freitas used his security clearance at Logan Airport to help a New Bedford fishing mogul sneak cash out of the US, officials say.

Man who fired at trooper was under deportation order

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The case is raising questions about why officials did not carry out an immigration judge’s order to deport Mohamed Fofanah Jr.