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Editorial: A long-awaited expansion for Boston’s immigrant defense fund

Tucked into Mayor Marty Walsh’s proposed budget for next year is a new pot of public money dedicated to help immigrants facing deportation pay for legal representation. While not a groundbreaking policy idea, it nonetheless represents a progressive step in the right direction. Read more in The Boston Globe.

The Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation distributes immigrant defense funds to legal aid organizations and community organizations that assist immigrants in the Greater Boston area.