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During the past three days the Department of Homeland Security has engaged in round ups of Central American undocumented immigrants throughout the country. ECCO immigrant leaders attended a meeting yesterday in Boston with other community-based organizations and heard reports that round ups have occurred already in East Boston, Chelsea, and Revere. We denounce this new policy of targeting our Central American sisters and brothers who have come to...

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Dear Pastors, Lay & Community Leaders God bless you all throughout this new New Year! As many of you probably heard already, Immigrant and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is conducting devastating raids that are affecting many families and children in communities across the state and country. This is another tactic to intimidate and separate our immigrant families. People from the area are calling BIC for help & support. One family stayed in...

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  Yesterday the House voted to repeal many of the fees and license suspension time regarding regaining driver’s licenses for ex-prisoners. This is good news, but because the bill was changed before passing, it was significantly weakened. The bill will go to a House-Senate Conference Committee to negotiate the differences in the two versions of the bill passed. We will be in touch about what you can say to legislators to support a final...

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This fall, MCAN collected 22,000 signatures – the second most signatures of any organization – and with all of our partners at Raise Up Massachusetts, we collected more than 158,000 signatures to qualify for the ballot our constitutional amendment to raise $1.5 billion in revenue by raising taxes on annual income over $1 million.  That was a crucial first step. Next up is securing the support of 25% of state legislators. Our first sh...