Milton J. Valencia

Valencia covers the federal courts and law enforcement for the Metro desk. He has been with the Globe since 2007, as a regional reporter and as a general assignment reporter on the morning and night shifts. His stories focus on quality-of-life issues, while also analyzing crime trends and law enforcement policies.

Latest stories

‘It’s just panic, panic’: Raids, Trump orders have immigrants on edge

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Though Mass. hasn’t seen the raids that have taken place elsewhere, distrust of President Trump has led to rampant rumors and disrupted lives.


Trump may be backtracking on immigration ban, and that could be smart

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Legal analysts said President Trump may not have strong chances in a Supreme Court appeal, and he said he is weighing his next move.

AG Healey, immigration lawyers cheer appeals court ruling on travel ban

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The federal case in Boston paved the way for other challenges, lawyers and advocates say.

Chelsea, Lawrence challenge Trump on sanctuary cities

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The Mass. cities say the proposal is an unconstitutional penalty for local governments that have sought to build trust with their immigrant communities.