I plan to support the “work and family mobility” bill.
Letter to the President from the Massachusetts State Senate
The Massachusetts State Senate has written to the President urging reversal of his harmful policy of separating families at the border.
Every once in a while you run into a story that you can’t quite believe and you just want to hear more.
Senate Resolution Regarding recent Executive Order on Immigration
Yesterday, the Massachusetts Senate adopted this resolution, which I was pleased to support. In the discussion around the vote, one of the most moving statements came from a new member of the Senate, Adam Hinds, who served for a number of years in Syria and Iraq for the UN.
ACLU’s Legal Intake Line
Senator Brownsberger’s office has received several calls asking how constituents can support families in the Senator’s district impacted by President Trump’s executive order relative to immigrants and refugees. For families …
Keeping Communities Safe
The events of the last few days make clear that we should expect rapid change, arbitrary harshness and continuing confusion in federal immigration policy.
That makes it essential that Massachusetts define its own clear policies as to the role of local and state criminal justice authorities in enforcing federal immigration policy. That is why I intend to sign on as a cosponsor of the “the Safe Communities Act”.