A Vineyard man won a case in the U.S. Supreme Court this week that could affect other immigrants who are trying to prevent deportation.

A Brazilian native who arrived on Martha’s Vineyard in 2000 on a tourist visa but never left is at the center of a U.S. Supreme Court case that will clarify a clause in the federal immigration law concerning deportation.


Following President Trump's decision to rescind DACA, some Vineyard students face renewed fears about the future.

The event was co-sponsored by the Martha’s Vineyard Social Justice Leadership Foundation and the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center social action committee.

Voters in all six Island towns this year will decide whether to join a growing list of cities and towns across the country that have pledged support for their immigrant communities and existing law enforcement procedures.
Arrests last week of two people by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers were isolated events, officials say, but they triggered rumors and fear around the Island.