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.
February 27, 2013
by Hugh McQuaid | February 27, 2013 12:30pm
Legislation introduced by Rep. Gary Holder-Winfield would close what he calls a loophole in the the state’s immigration policy which led to deportation proceedings against an immigrant living in New Haven.
February 20, 2013
by Christine Stuart | February 20, 2013 6:30am
In 2011, Connecticut Dreamers were given the opportunity to pay in-state tuition rates at the state’s public colleges and universities, and this year they’re aiming for access to financial aid.
February 4, 2013
by Christine Stuart | February 4, 2013 2:11pm
Connecticut Dreamers, who each recently received a two-year safeguard against deportation called a “deferred action,” are anxious to see Congress pass legislation that gives their parents a pathway to citizenship.
January 22, 2013
by Thomas MacMillan | January 22, 2013 12:30pm
As President Obama began his second term Monday with a pledge for greater equality and opportunity, New Haven activists called on him to finish the job on immigration reform.
December 4, 2012
by Hugh McQuaid | December 4, 2012 5:13pm
(Corrected 11:23 a.m. Wednesday) A survey released Tuesday by the American Civil Liberties Union found that Connecticut police departments can make filing a complaint against an officer a difficult process and in some cases they discouraged inquiries about the process through intimidation.