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Deportation repreve for Harvard student

By |June 19th, 2010|Immigration Enforcement|

Eric Balderas, age 19, was recently arrested by ICE (US Immigration & Customs Enforcement) for being in the US illegally. While the arrest of another undocumented immigrant may not be unusually newsworthy, the fact that Balderas is currently a sophomore at Harvard University makes it so. Balderas, a Mexican citizen, was facing deportation before US [...]

Massachusetts immigration on the rise…for now

By |October 5th, 2009|Immigration by State|

Although the number of  immigrant residents has been falling across the nation,  the Census Bureau reports that Massachusetts immigration is on the rise. Other states, such as California, Florida and Rhode Island  have seen no where near MA's 2.5% increase in the immigrant population.  It is estimated that 14% of the population in Massachusetts is [...]