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

Conviction upheld for Robel Phillipos, friend of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

By , Globe Staff

Robel Phillipos, 23, had sought to have his 2014 conviction thrown out, claiming statements he made to the FBI were coerced.

BPS launches website to provide aid to immigrants

By , Globe Staff

The website offers information in 15 languages on a range of immigration issues.

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

By , Globe Staff

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

By , Globe Staff

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