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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Obama’s immigration goals defeated in Supreme Court deadlock

By and Miguel Otarola , Globe Staff

The Supreme Court justices failed to reach agreement on President Obama’s immigration policy proposal, leaving a lower court’s ban in place.

The human impact of the immigration decision

By and , Globe Staff

About 4 million unauthorized immigrants in the United States will not be protected from deportation.

Criminal immigrants reoffend at higher rates than ICE has suggested

By , Globe Staff

A Globe review of 323 criminals released in New England from 2008 to 2012 found that as many as 30 percent committed new offenses.

Timeline of the Globe’s lawsuit

By , Globe Staff

It’s nearly a five-year saga.