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Federal lawmakers, including several Massachusetts Democrats, are probing a Trump administration policy change that has some severely ill immigrants facing deportation.
For 106 consecutive Saturday mornings, the grass-roots group of protesters that calls itself Move to Remove has gathered for an hour on the Falmouth Village Green, urging that President Donald J. Trump be removed from office.
This week the group had a surprise visitor.
When Suhas Khamgaonkar came to the United States 14 years ago as the wife of a chemical engineer with an employer-sponsored visa, she thought that her legal immigration status in the country was assured.
US Rep. Ayanna Pressley and City Council President Andrea Campbell joined activists from across the city at a “Get Out the Count” rally in Fields Corner on Tuesday to urge neighborhood residents to participate in next year’s federal census.
Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley on Monday night asked her constituents to “share real life experiences” at a round- table discussion in Jamaica Plain on the topic of housing equity. The “Equity Agenda Series” meeting was one of several she plans to host in the Seventh Congressional District to help her work up legislation to address what she calls “inequalities” in housing.
Three members of Massachusetts’ congressional delegation are questioning the Trump administration’s decision to divert immigration officers from Northeast offices to assist with processing asylum cases at the southern border, leaving behind a backlog of 40,000 New England cases.
Steps away from Somerville public housing, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley and local mayors vowed not to let the neighborhood become equipped with facial recognition technology.
Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley described the Trump administration’s overhaul of the country’s immigration policies as a “coordinated attack of cruelty," the latest example being the federal government’s letters ordering severely ill children and their families to leave the country in 33 days.
Dorchester – Alongside community leaders at the Vietnamese American Initiative for Development, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley launched the MassCounts Get Out the Count campaign to increase participation in the 2020 Census in historically undercounted communities. Over 150 community members joined the launch of the Get Out the Count campaign.
On Friday August 16, Project Bread and Boston Summer Eats partners from the Mayor’s Office of Food Access and the Greater Boston YMCA welcomed Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley as she visited meal locations in her district, engaging with her constituents and raising awareness for federal and local food resources.