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Ali Noorani, the executive director of the National Immigration Forum is returning to Dorchester for a reading from his new book “There Goes the Neighborhood: How Communities Overcome Prejudice and Meet the Challenge of American Immigration.”
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House and Senate progressives, eager to seize whatever momentum there might be for comprehensive criminal justice reform this session, implored their colleagues Tuesday not to let the chance slip by to overhaul all aspects of the justice system.... Read more
Alleging a lack of respect for the Dorchester campus's urban mission and its efforts to revitalize itself, students, staff and community members from University of Massachusetts-Boston aired their grievances Wednesday with the UMass system trustees.... Read more
Participation in Massachusetts Democratic Party affairs has amped up since November, party officials say, bringing uncharacteristically high numbers to ward meetings and spurring an influx of new delegates.
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Separately, Rep. Lynch weighs in on Trump’s Syrian missile strike
National issues consumed the conversation at a town hall meeting hosted by US Congressman Michael Capuano in Mattapan on Monday, with the congressman fielding... Read more
UMass-Boston Chancellor Keith Motley plans to step down June 30, take a year's sabbatical and then return to campus to teach.
In an email to the "university community" Wednesday night, Motley, who... Read more
State law enforcement officials have the "inherent" authority to arrest and hold immigrants scheduled for deportation, a Department of Justice attorney argued in court on Tuesday.
The Supreme Judicial Court has called into question... Read more