“Me and my wife were both applying for our residency together,” Ruben says. “But her dad got sick. She went back to Mexico and took care of some of his business after he died. I got my residency in 2015. She got a 10-year ban from the United States when she left seven years ago.”
As the debate over immigration increases in urgency, the Massachusetts sheriff and his department are about to enter into a cooperation agreement with ICE, which would operationalize local forces to assist Trump’s regime in deporting undocumented people on the Cape.
Meanwhile, while mainstream outlets surely know about the stances Walsh has taken in the past, as well as about the history of Boston and ICE, reporters seem more interested in flanking Walsh in his war against Trump than in questioning local authority.