Border children issue not new to Massachusetts

Recent border crisis sheds light on an ongoing problem.

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CHICOPEE, Mass.(WWLP)- Governor Patrick created controversy when he proposed sheltering hundreds of undocumented children in Massachusetts, including at Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee.

The 22News I-Team has done some research and found that it is not the first time the state has taken in undocumented children from Central America.

Find out what cities and towns they’re living in and who’s footing the cost to support these children. You can see the full story tonight, July 29, on 22News at 11pm.

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