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Opinion
Congressional Black Caucus needs to step up
As Congress debates a bipartisan border security bill, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) is failing to protect the 18 million Black Americans it represents, even as provisions for migrants in sanctuary cities strain community resources
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The ongoing immigration crisis
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Editorial
The ongoing immigration crisis
Challenges to U.S. immigration policy, long an unholy mess, have only gotten worse in the last few years, with over 2.3 million undocumented migrants crossing the southern border in 2023 alone.
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Funding for regional policing center stirs debate in Boston City Council
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Local News
Funding for regional policing center stirs debate in Boston City Council
On the campaign trail in 2021, a majority of candidates for city offices supported shuttering the Boston Police Department’s controversial gang database and ending the department’s cooperation with federal immigration authorities.
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Advocates request TPS for African migrants
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Advocates request TPS for African migrants
Immigration advocates are calling on the Biden administration to grant or extend temporary protected status to migrants from seven African countries experiencing ongoing terrorism, civil war, military-sponsored violence and intercommunal violence.
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'Mariposa Relámpago’ — a monumental installation and act of healing at ICA Watershed
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Arts & Culture
'Mariposa Relámpago’ — a monumental installation and act of healing at ICA Watershed
The ICA Watershed in East Boston opened for its 2023 season last week with “Guadalupe Maravilla: Mariposa Relámpago,” a monumental, healing sound and sculpture installation exploring the artist’s migratory journey from El Salvador to the United States.
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Editorial
Immigration holds key to America’s economic growth
To many Americans, the conflict over immigration policy is essentially a race war. Conservatives want to prevent a substantial number of Latinos and Blacks from being granted residency in the U.S., while Blacks and Latinos combat strategies to keep them out.
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Opinion
What this season means and our call to welcome the stranger
Whether we observe Christmas as a religious holiday or not, we would do well to remember during this holiday season that the Christmas story is a tale of migration and compassion.
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Emilio Rojas exhibit delves into immigrant experiences
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Arts & Culture
Emilio Rojas exhibit delves into immigrant experiences
In the wake of the recent news story of migrants shuttled unknowingly from Texas to Martha’s Vineyard, Emilio Rojas’s show “Emilio Rojas: tracing a wound through my body,” on view through Nov. 6 at Emerson College’s Emerson Contemporary, feels extremely timely.
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News
Dip in immigration seen driving U.S. inflation
Close to 15% of job openings that employ immigrant or foreign-born workers in the U.S. are still vacant, while the legal immigration system is in dire straits.
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Lawmakers seek licensure for immigrants
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Lawmakers seek licensure for immigrants
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News
Biden administration ends Trump refugee ban
Following the Biden administration’s announcement of plans to end the use of Title 42, a public health measure used to turn away refugees seeking to enter the U.S., leaders of Boston’s Haitian community voiced their support of the termination of use of the measure, saying its implementation was discriminatory against Black and brown migrants at the southern border.
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Brockton residents press Healey for state aid
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Local News
Brockton residents press Healey for state aid
Attorney General Maura Healey, who is running for governor, met with Brockton-area residents at the Cape Verdean Association of Brockton, Monday.
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