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Lilian Calderon spoke at a news conference in Rhode Island after she was detained by ICE as she attempted to apply for legal permanent residency. Luis Gordillo, her husband, is at right.

Associated Press

Arrests of undocumented immigrants in Boston are up 50 percent

The increase in arrests of undocumented immigrants in the last fiscal year signals that President Trump is pushing to fulfill a campaign vow on bolstering enforcement.

Daniel Conley, a former Boston city councilor, has had a decorated tenure as the top state prosecutor for Boston, Chelsea, Revere, and Winthrop.

Suffolk DA Dan Conley won’t seek reelection

Suffolk District Attorney Daniel Conley will not seek reelection in November, vacating the high-profile job he’s held since 2002.

// Facing the digital divide at Boston’s cash-only shops

Many businesses in Boston’s Bowdoin-Geneva neighborhood are cash-only operations in a digital world, and increasingly, that is a disadvantage.


Why the Trump administration’s new SNAP proposal is hard to swallow

These ingredients mimic what would go into an “America’s Harvest Box.”

Devra First/Globe Staff

When half of benefits are spent on shelf-stable ingredients, the results don’t look much like dinner.

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Trump moves to regulate ‘bump stock’ devices

President Donald Trump ordered the Justice Department on Tuesday to propose regulations to ban so-called bump stocks, which can convert a semi-automatic gun into an automatic weapon like the one used last year in the massacre of concertgoers in Las Vegas.