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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Florida prosecutor says FBI agent’s troubled past doesn’t change shooting findings

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The Council on American-Islamic Relations in Florida demanded that the prosecutor reopen the probe.

Brothers to remain held in attack on homeless Mexican man

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The two brothers from South Boston allegedly beat and urinated on the sleeping victim because he was Hispanic.

Brothers charged in homeless beating have long criminal histories

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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’

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