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July 28, 2017

OP-ED | State Congressional Delegation Deserves High Marks for Trump Takedowns

by Terry Cowgill | Jul 28, 2017 4:29am
Posted to: Analysis | Congress | Health Care | Immigration | Insurance | Opinion | White House

REUTERS / CARLOS BARRIA Not surprisingly, Connecticut’s congressional delegation has shown a pointed dislike for Donald J. Trump, starting well before he became the Republican nominee for president and began in earnest his unlikely quest for the White House.

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July 21, 2017

VIDEO | Malloy Briefs News Media on Budget Situation, Says Feds Lied About Who ICE Would Target

by Christine Stuart | Jul 21, 2017 5:00pm
Posted to: Child Welfare | Civil Liberties | Immigration | Law Enforcement | State Budget | State Capitol

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July 3, 2017

Connecticut Group Seeks Information About Visa Processing

by Jack Kramer | Jul 3, 2017 4:30am
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Courts | Immigration

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — A Connecticut group whose mission it is to enhance the public’s understanding of Islam has filed a federal lawsuit against three federal government agencies for failing to turn over information related to policies, communications, and statistics related to visa processing and screening.

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June 30, 2017

DC NEWS JUNKIE | How They Voted

by Peter Urban | Jun 30, 2017 1:20pm
Posted to: Congress | DC News Junkie | Immigration

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June 1, 2017

Dreamers Continue Advocacy Effort

by Jack Kramer | Jun 1, 2017 10:00am
Posted to: Education | Immigration

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Trying to pass legislation to give immigrant students access to financial aid at Connecticut’s public colleges and universities has always been a toss-up issue, and the recent arrest of a member of a group leading the fight for the legislation may have added another roadblock.

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May 24, 2017

Dreamers Will Have To Keep Dreaming

by Jack Kramer | May 24, 2017 6:59pm
Posted to: Education | Immigration

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — It’s unlikely the House will find enough support for legislation that would give undocumented immigrant students access to financial aid at Connecticut’s public colleges and universities.

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May 5, 2017

OP-ED | Stop These Inhumane Deportations

by Susan Bigelow | May 5, 2017 10:00am
Posted to: Analysis | Child Welfare | Courts | Immigration | Opinion | Poverty

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Luis Barrios, an undocumented immigrant who lives with his wife and children in Derby, will get to stay in the United States for another 30 days. After that, it’s possible he’ll be deported to Guatemala, where he fears his life will be in danger. This sort of cruelty has become too common. It must stop.

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May 2, 2017

Protesters Arrested In Last Ditch Effort To Save Derby Man From Deportation

by Jack Kramer | May 2, 2017 2:12pm
Posted to: Immigration | Derby | Hartford

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT - Nineteen people who sat, arms locked, in front of locked doors at the Abraham Ribicoff Federal Building Tuesday to protest the pending deportation of a Derby man were arrested.

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April 5, 2017

Immigrant Community Plans Capitol Rally

by Christine Stuart | Apr 5, 2017 10:00am
Posted to: Immigration | State Capitol

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — They may live in one of the most progressive states in the nation, but a coalition of immigrants, labor, community, legislative, and business allies will be rallying April 29 at the state Capitol to let everyone know they’re “Here to Stay.”

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March 15, 2017

Dreamers Get One Step Closer To Accessing College Financial Aid

by Jack Kramer | Mar 15, 2017 3:00pm
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Education | Immigration | Jobs

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT - Two bills that would give undocumented immigrant students access to financial aid at Connecticut’s public colleges and universities passed the Higher Education Committee and Employment Advancement Committee Wednesday.

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