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September 9, 2016

OP-ED | The Political Consequences of Trump’s Immigration Pivot

by Chris Haynes | September 9, 2016 8:00am

It’s not quite Nixon to China, but Donald Trump’s new moves on immigration, including a hastily arranged visit to Mexico, is designed to help reboot his campaign.

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July 25, 2016

Democrats Tout Bipartisan Legislation To Crack Down On Deportation of Dangerous Criminals

by Kristi Allen | July 25, 2016 3:24pm

Christine Stuart photo Countering Donald Trump’s rhetoric on Democratic inaction on immigration, Connecticut Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy introduced a bipartisan bill that aims to increase deportations of convicted criminals.

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July 18, 2016

Undocumented Students Take Part in Protest Rally Outside RNC

by Dillon Carr | July 18, 2016 5:47pm

Dillon Carr, RichlandSource for CTNewsJunkie CLEVELAND — Yenimar Cortes, a Tlaxcala, Mexico native who grew up in New Haven, joined United We Dream activists Monday during an anti-Donald Trump rally in Cleveland’s downtown area outside the Republican National Convention.

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OP-ED | To Dream or Not to Dream

by Mark Ojakian | July 18, 2016 5:30am

As leaders in Higher Education, we understand that education is intrinsically connected to achieving the American Dream. At Connecticut State College and Universities (CSCU), a system of public institutions, we educate approximately 90,000 students a year, the majority of whom live and work in in our state.

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June 27, 2016

Immigration Protest Shuts Down Main Street In Hartford

by Christine Stuart | June 27, 2016 5:30pm

Christine Stuart photo Immigration activists caught the Hartford Police Department by surprise Monday when they unfurled a bright orange banner across Main Street in Hartford around 4 p.m. and shut down traffic for about 45 minutes.

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May 10, 2016

ECSU Dreamers Get A Boost From Scholarship Program

by Jack Kramer | May 10, 2016 1:13pm

Jack Kramer/CTNewsjunkie photo Up to 100 immigrant students from Connecticut will now be eligible to get, for the first time, part of their education paid for with scholarship money.

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May 2, 2016

Malloy Receives Profile In Courage Award

by Christine Stuart | May 2, 2016 5:30am

CTNJ file photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy received the 2016 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award Sunday for defending the resettlement of Syrian refugees in the U.S. following the November 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris.

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April 29, 2016

Dreamers Wear Their Caps and Gowns To Lobby the House

by Jack Kramer | April 29, 2016 5:30am

Jack Kramer photo For the fourth day in a row, members of Connecticut Students for a Dream (C4D) gathered outside the House chamber behind the velvet ropes that separate lobbyists and lawmakers to urge passage of a bill that would give them access to financial aid regardless of immigration status.

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April 20, 2016

Senate Sends Bill To Give Dreamers Access To Financial Aid To House

by Christine Stuart | April 20, 2016 11:10pm

Christine Stuart file photo Connecticut Dreamers cheered Senate approval Wednesday of a bill that gives them access to financial aid at public colleges and universities.

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April 4, 2016

Malloy Receives Kennedy Foundation Award For Treatment of Syrian Refugees

by Christine Stuart | April 4, 2016 11:44am

Christine Stuart photo Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will receive the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award in May for defending the resettlement of Syrian refugees in the U.S. following the November 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris.

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