In his essay published by the Massachusetts Review, J. Malcolm Garcia tells the story of four honorably discharged United States veterans. Legal immigrants, they were welcomed into the U.S. military. But after their service, the vets got into trouble and were deported.
Justices for the state’s Supreme Judicial Court on Tuesday heard arguments in an almost year and a half long fight between the town of Barnstable and the AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod over the group’s needle exchange program in Hyannis.
Beacon Hill lawmakers are five weeks into a new two-year session, and things are off to a pretty slow start.
The Mahmoud family was originally scheduled to arrive only days after President Trump signed his executive order on immigration. The temporary ban stopped travel for people from seven predominately Muslim countries and indefinitely banned Syrian refugees from entering the U.S.
Our panel looks at the big stories in the news.
A meeting of the Governor’s Council devolved into a shouting match this week. The council’s western Massachusetts representative says the government body needs better rules.