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Food assistance program for immigrants extended
When legislators passed a long-debated supplement to the state budget this month, they reinstated a program extending food assistance to immigrants in Massachusetts.
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Despite new law, undocumented immigrants face obstacles to getting Mass. driver’s licenses
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Despite new law, undocumented immigrants face obstacles to getting Mass. driver’s licenses
Sarah Takasaki is in a dimly lit classroom at South Congregational Church in downtown Springfield, sitting at a computer with a Spanish-speaking immigrant who’s undocumented.
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Boston awards grants to expand legal services to immigrants
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Boston awards grants to expand legal services to immigrants
The city has awarded more than $700,000 in grants to 15 nonprofits in Boston to provide additional legal services to immigrants.
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Political committee targets new drivers license law
A political committee began the process to repeal a new law to allow undocumented immigrants to apply for driver’s licenses, just four days after legislators voted to make Massachusetts the 17th state to do that.
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Driver's license bill now on Gov’s desk
With enough support to withstand a potential veto from the governor, the state Senate passed a bill Thursday that would allow residents without legal immigration status to apply for standard driver’s licenses.
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