Letter: Setting the record straight on Pacheco’s immigration stances

It was disturbing to read a baseless attack on state Sen. Marc Pacheco in a letter to the Taunton Daily Gazette on Thursday (“The lawless invasion of Massachusetts, America,” July 3), written by an individual whose only motive is to mislead readers about the senator’s record on immigration.

Pacheco has been anything but silent on this issue. He supports immigrants who come to this country and gain citizenship legally and has supported legislation that cracks down on immigrants who do not.

He has repeatedly sponsored a bill (S.1525) to debar employers who violate federal immigration laws from contracting with the commonwealth, aiming to halt the employers who provide the jobs that incentivize immigrants to come to the United States illegally.

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