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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Bristol, Plymouth county jails to screen inmates for deportation

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The sheriffs will sign agreements with Immigration and Customs Enforcement allowing them to enforce federal law.

Immigrants, women of color, also plan to march on Washington

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Dozens of women of color, including immigrants, chartered their own bus to the nation’s capital to join the Women’s March on the National Mall the day after President-elect Donald J. Trump’s inauguration.

Once a refugee, she welcomes newcomers at an uncertain time

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Mary Truong, executive director of the state’s Office for Refugees and Immigrants, hopes her example will help others like her.

Despite Trust Act, Boston police handed over immigrants for deportation

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A loophole in the act let police to send nine people with “serious criminal histories” to Immigration and Customs Enforcement in 2015.