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June 17, 2015

8 Years After New Haven, Hartford Adopts Municipal ID Card Program

by Madeline Stocker | June 17, 2015 5:15pm

City of New Haven In September undocumented immigrants living in Hartford will be able to apply for the city’s newly-approved municipal identification card program.

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May 19, 2015

Senate, House Pass Bills To Help Connecticut’s Dreamers

by Christine Stuart | May 19, 2015 9:45pm

Christine Stuart photo They won the right to pay in-state tuition in 2011 and on Tuesday Connecticut’s undocumented students got one step closer to accessing $100 million in financial aid.

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May 18, 2015

House Approves Modification To Drive-Only License

by Christine Stuart | May 18, 2015 11:13pm

CTNJ file photo The House approved a bill Monday night that allows undocumented immigrants to use a foreign birth certificate with a raised seal as a secondary form of identification in obtaining a driver’s license in Connecticut.

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May 15, 2015

DC NEWS JUNKIE | Murphy Urges FDIC to Offer Polish-Language Versions of Documents

by Jordan Fenster | May 15, 2015 5:30am

Question: How many Polish immigrants to the United States does it take until financial documents are translated into the polish language? Answer: Nobody knows, but it’s certainly more than we have currently, at least according to U.S. Sen. Christopher Murphy.

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March 24, 2015

Dreamers Win Committee’s Support

by Christine Stuart | March 24, 2015 10:37pm

They won the right to pay in-state tuition in 2011 and on Tuesday Connecticut’s undocumented students got one step closer to accessing $100 million in financial aid.

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February 25, 2015

Dreamers Get Closer To Accessing Financial Aid

by Sarah Paduano | February 25, 2015 6:25pm

CTNJ file photo After a year-long lobbying effort, undocumented students were able to convince some lawmakers and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy that they should have access to financial aid.

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February 3, 2015

DC NEWS JUNKIE | Senate to Debate Homeland Security Funding and Immigration

by Jordan Fenster | February 3, 2015 6:30am

Among the heavy discussion items up for debate on the Senate floor this week is H.R. 240, which would fund the Department of Homeland Security and, in its present form, severely curtail presidential control of national immigration policy.

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December 12, 2014

DOC Changes Policy Next Week On ICE Detainers

by Christine Stuart | December 12, 2014 2:00pm

New Haven Independent file photo Starting on Monday, the Connecticut Correction Department will no longer honor detainer requests by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement unless it’s accompanied by a signed judicial warrant or the inmate has been convicted of a violent felony.

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December 2, 2014

More Than 5,000 Undocumented Residents Sign Up For Drivers License Test

by Hugh McQuaid | December 2, 2014 3:27pm

Nearly 5,400 undocumented Connecticut residents made appointments to take a written driving test from the Department of Motor Vehicles Monday as the state began the first phase of its “Drive Only” license program.

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November 21, 2014

Greater New Haven Undocumented Immigrants Cheer Obama Action

by Mary E. O'Leary | November 21, 2014 8:52am

New Haven Register After almost eight years in the country, Jose Luis Piscil is in deportation proceedings, but hopes he can qualify to stay here and raise his two American children.

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