December 10, 2013
by Magaly Olivero | December 10, 2013 7:44am
October 25, 2013
by Christine Stuart | October 25, 2013 2:51pm
August 16, 2013
by Bryan Hurlburt | August 16, 2013 10:08am
Earlier this year, the U.S. Senate passed a common sense immigration reform measure in a strongly bipartisan fashion, supported by both U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy. This was an important step in the right direction — especially for producers, farm workers, and rural communities in our state.
Tags: bryan hurlburt, Farm Service Agency, economy, immigration, agriculture, dh
July 16, 2013
by Jacqueline Wattles | July 16, 2013 7:10am
May 31, 2013
by Terry D. Cowgill | May 31, 2013 5:30am
It is remarkable in this day and age that elected officials will on occasion pursue and enact policies in defiance of public opinion polls. Chalk it up either to courage or to a calculated political move designed to appease a very important constituency in the hope that the majority will forget it by the next election.
May 30, 2013
by Christine Stuart | May 30, 2013 12:29am
May 23, 2013
by Christine Stuart | May 23, 2013 5:40am
Connecticut voters may not be ready according to polling data, but that didn’t stop the House from pushing forward with a vote on a billthat would give undocumented immigrants the ability to obtain a driver’s license.
May 14, 2013
by Christine Stuart | May 14, 2013 1:01pm
A bill that would prohibit, under some circumstances, any law enforcement officer in the state from telling U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement that they detained an undocumented immigrant cleared another legislative hurdle Tuesday when it passed the Public Safety Committee 13 to 7.
April 29, 2013
by Melissa Bailey | April 29, 2013 4:51pm
Jose Sanchez and other undocumented immigrants visited the state Capitol Monday to pose a late-session question for legislators: While the state awaits federal action on immigration reform, what should be done now about immigrants who are driving without licenses?
April 22, 2013
by Megan Merrigan | April 22, 2013 5:30am
Despite the perceived momentum toward four separate bills concerning undocumented immigrants being eligible for driver’s licenses, not one of them made it past the Transportation Committee’s deadline last month.