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Reflecting On 10 Years Since New Bedford Immigration Raid

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Immigration attorney from Catholic Social services Ondine Galvez-Sniffin, talks to family members and relatives of the 300 immigrants arrested in a federal immigration raid at the Michael Bianco, Inc. factory, Thursday, March 8, 2007, at St. James Church in New Bedford, Mass. (Stew Milne/AP)
Immigration attorney from Catholic Social services Ondine Galvez-Sniffin, talks to family members and relatives of the 300 immigrants arrested in a federal immigration raid at the Michael Bianco, Inc. factory, Thursday, March 8, 2007, at St. James Church in New Bedford, Mass. (Stew Milne/AP)

Ten years ago today, Massachusetts experienced its largest ever immigration raid. On March 6, 2007, Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents stormed the Michael Bianco factory in New Bedford. They detained hundreds of employees who were suspected to be in the country illegally.

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Corinn Williams, executive director of the Community Economic Development Center of Southeastern Massachusetts.

This segment aired on March 6, 2017.

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