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Hodgson: ‘Shame on Elected Officials’ Ahead of House Vote
Wednesday morning, the Massachusetts House of Representatives will vote on two bills proposed by State Representative Antonio Cabral of New Bedford, aimed at blocking Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson's proposed programs.
That includes the partnership between the Bristol County Sheriff's Office a…
Hodgson, Cabral Square Off Before Judiciary Committee
BOSTON (State House News Service) — A shared interest in preserving public safety fueled the arguments made Monday for and against legislation that would prohibit the use of state resources to enforce immigration law through certain types of partnerships between state and federal agencies...
Hodgson Apologizes For Public Records Snafu
Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson is apologizing to a civil rights group for failing to meet a deadline for the release of public records about a Federal immigration program.
The Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice claims Hodgson violated the state's public records law by…
Civil Rights Group Files Lawsuit Against Sheriff Hodgson
Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson is being sued by a civil rights group over his decision to enter into a federal immigration enforcement program, as well as his offer to send Bristol County inmates to build President Donald Trump's proposed wall along the U...
Sheriff Hodgson Invites Rep. Cabral to Immigration Debate on WBSM
The battle continues between Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson and New Bedford State Representative Antonio Cabral.
Cabral has pushed for legislation that would block the 287G program, which empowers eight members of the Bristol County Sheriff's Office to have the same powers as federal immi…
Hodgson Fires Back at Cabral Over Immigration Program Funding
Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson is firing back at State Representative Antonio Cabral.
Cabral is attempting to fast-track legislation that would block the use of state funds to finance the 287G partnership between the Bristol County Sheriff's Office and federal immigration agencies...
Rep. Cabral Files Two Bills to Block Hodgson Programs
State Representative Antonio Cabral has filed two bills this legislative session that take a direct shot at programs touted by Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson.
The first bill, HD3417, would require that any inmate work programs be confined to within the borders of the Commonwealth...