‘Don’t Open the Door’: How Fear of an Immigration Raid Gripped a City

By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE and JESS BIDGOOD April 6, 2017 BROCKTON, Mass. — For days, it was the only topic of conversation. Immigration agents were said to be planning a raid. They could come any minute. In this fraying, blue-collar city,...

‘Don’t Open the Door’: How Fear of an Immigration Raid Gripped a City

By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE and JESS BIDGOOD April 6, 2017 BROCKTON, Mass. — For days, it was the only topic of conversation. Immigration agents were said to be planning a raid. They could come any minute. In this fraying, blue-collar city,...