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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Sanctuary Bill Seeks to Ensure Basic Rights

In his Letter to the Editor published in the WestfordCAT News Online, 06/13/2017 edition, Mr. Galvin asserts that State Senate Bill #1305 would prohibit police officers from engaging in immigration enforcement, from sharing immigration information with Federal officials and require that our officers block Federal officials from conducting interviews with immigrant detainees. Continue Reading →

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Sanctuary State Bill is ‘Political Stunt’

Subscribe to our free, online newsletter for all your local news.  State Senate Bill #1305 would make our Commonwealth a Sanctuary State for undocumented immigrants.  It would prohibit police officers from engaging in immigration enforcement, from sharing immigration information with Federal officials and require that our officers block Federal officials from conducting interviews with immigrant detainees. The bill attempts to address the concerns of undocumented immigrants living in Massachusetts, who are apprehensive about their vulnerability arising from possible federal immigration action.  While the horrendous state of our immigration system must be addressed, this bill compromises our homeland security. The bill would impose a ban on state participation in any immigration enforcement run in concert with federal authorities.  It would eliminate the state’s ability to participate in the Joint Terrorism Task Force and Fusion center set up following Sept. 11. Continue Reading →

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ELECTION: Letter Policy at WestfordCAT

If you have news or a letter to the editor, email news@westfordcat.org or jcrane@westfordcat.org. Election Letter Policy

WestfordCAT welcomes your letters to the editor in support of a candidate or a political matter. Each candidate had the opportunity to provide an introductory notice or letter and those were published at WestfordCATNews.org. The deadline for candidate statements has passed, but here’s a Voters Guide with the candidates’ platform statements. We ask letter writers to follow these guidelines:

Your letter should be no longer than 400 words. Continue Reading →

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