Author Archives: almeidad2013

Boston immigration lawyers face increased cases and increased frustrations

The phones won’t stop ringing at Cameron Law Offices, Attorneys at Law in East Boston, but that may not be the best thing. “People are just calling and calling and walking in, even people who have no problems and are … Continue reading

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#11For11Million

mitú, a Latino-oriented digital media company, recently launched a new campaign called #11For11Million. This is a campaign to spread awareness about the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States and also providing legal services. A “town hall” on Facebook Live, … Continue reading

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New York takes a stand

President Trump’s home state has made it crystal clear they will not be supporting his immigration agenda. But now, the state has taken it a step further by putting up $10 million to establish a legal fund for immigrants facing deportation … Continue reading

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Everything is bigger in Texas

Last Sunday afternoon, over 3,000 people took to the streets in Dallas for a “mega march.” This was a protest calling for a complete overhaul of the immigration system. From the travel ban to the increase in discrimination, protesters had … Continue reading

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A community rallies and the country notices

Brockton a city south of Boston made national news this week after word spread about an impending ICE raid. First the news spread by word of mouth both online and in the community. Then, Michelle DuBois, a state representative, confirmed … Continue reading

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What do Jeff Sessions’ threats mean for Boston?

Yesterday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions reiterated Trump’s threat against sanctuary cities that refuse to turn over undocumented immigrants to Immigration and Customs Enforcement readily. Sessions said this is a violation of federal law and the cities that do so will be … Continue reading

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Immigrants and the census

There’s an unexpected victim in President Trump’s anti-immigration stances: The 2020 Census. Massachusetts Secretary of State William F. Galvin told The Boston Globe he’s concerned about the effect that anti-immigrant rhetoric will have on participation in the 2020 Census. “I am extremely … Continue reading

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