Big Immigration Case from Mass SJC today

Today the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court announced its decision in Sreynuon Lunn v Commonwealth (SJC-12276) which was argued back in April. The case has big implications for immigration enforcement in Massachusetts and could possibly influence procedures in other states. Here are the basic facts. Lunn had been charged with a…

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Lowell Week in Review: July 22, 2017

2017 Lowell Folk Festival This year’s Lowell Folk Festival kicks off Friday night with a parade at 6:30 pm and the opening ceremony at Boarding House Park at 7 pm. The Festival website provides a full schedule of performances and activities. Musical performers this year include an Afro-Venezuelan group from…

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Lowell Week in Review: July 16, 2017

Thanks to Paul Marion for pinch hitting for me in this space last Sunday. I was away for a few days visiting Washington, DC, and vicinity. In a way, the trip became a hunt for Lowell connections in American history. I found many, which I will write about separately in…

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