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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Ex-police commissioner says officers acted heroically in bombing response

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“We don’t train up for military-style incidents,” Davis said, but added that police perhaps should offer some training.

Bombing response was ‘great success,’ but problem areas cited

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A state report said that the overall response to the Marathon bombings was a “great success,” but identified several problem areas.

Chinatown, immigrant haven, fights for its future

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Boston’s last immigrant enclave in the heart of the city is trying to retain its identity during a construction boom.

Tsarnaev friend’s family seeking $30m from FBI over death

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The father of Ibragim Todashev is demanding $30 million from the bureau for allegedly harassing and fatally shooting his son.