July 25, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | July 25, 2014 1:26pm
Despite public backlash, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Friday his administration made the right call when it declined a federal request to house thousands of immigrant children in a state facility.
July 17, 2014
by Christine Stuart | July 17, 2014 6:13pm
The legislature’s Black and Puerto Rican Caucus wrote Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Thursday to ask him to reconsider his decision denying the federal government’s request to house some of the thousands of immigrant children fleeing Central America.
July 3, 2014
by Christine Stuart | July 3, 2014 12:42pm
When Luis Miguel Diaz Calel and Anabelia Maribel Diaz Hernandez were picked up April 14 by immigration police at the U.S. border, they were taken to a detention center they called the “icebox.”
May 20, 2014
by Christine Stuart | May 20, 2014 4:52pm
Six Connecticut Dreamers walked out of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s office Tuesday disappointed that he refused to immediately agree that undocumented students should have access to financial aid.
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.
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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