Orbelio Ayala and others held in the New Bedford immigration raid waited at Greater Boston Legal Services for assistance with their cases.

Their lives in limbo, they fight to stay

Immigrants in raid find legal benefactors

By Yvonne Abraham
Globe Staff / June 12, 2007

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Early most weekday mornings, groups of immigrants from New Bedford pile into donated vans and make the journey north to Greater Boston Legal Services in downtown Boston. Fueled by coffee and doughnuts on a recent day, a dozen of them crammed into the advocacy group's tiny reception area, waiting for their harried lawyers to see them. They are among the ... (Full article: 1166 words)

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