Monthly Archives: July 2017

Governor Baker Plots to Jail Immigrants in Massachusetts

Lawyers’ Committee Denounces Proposals to Co-Opt State and Local Police for Immigration Enforcement Yesterday, Governor Charlie Baker and a handful of Massachusetts state legislators proposed bills to allow state and local law enforcement officers to enforce federal immigration law by holding individuals on federal immigration detainers after they would otherwise be released. The announcements followed

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Statement in Response to the Federal Government’s Anti-LGBT Stance

Statement in Response to the Federal Government’s Anti-LGBT Stance  Since 1968, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice has fought steadfastly against discrimination. We dream of a society where every person – regardless of race, color, creed, age, national origin, immigration status, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, and disability – can contribute their

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Voting Rights in Lowell

In the City of Lowell, a committee has been tasked with examining and potentially recommending a change to the election system, according to the Lowell Sun. Oren Sellstrom, litigation director for the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice, said it is too soon to tell how seriously the city officials are taking the

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150+ Small Businesses Attend BizGrow

Our free small business event, BizGrow, connected more than 150 entrepreneurs to free business and legal support. Learn more about the event in the Boston Business Journal here. Also check out our inspiring small business clients on the Take with Sue on NECN:  

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