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Feds Release Separated Parents

by Thomas Breen, Paul Bass & Christine Stuart | Jul 16, 2018 12:32 pm | Comments (20)

Thomas Breen PhotoMacMillan File PhotoUpdated—In response to a landmark ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Victor Bolden, two immigrant children being held in Connecticut will be reunited with their parents.

The federal government agreed to release the parents from a detention facility in Texas, where they had been separated from their children under a short-lived Trump administration border crackdown on undocumented families.

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Hearing Reveals Migrant Kids’ Trauma

by Thomas Breen | Jul 12, 2018 8:18 am | Comments (20)

Thomas Breen PhotoBridgeport — Immigrant rights lawyers and a leading child psychiatrist from New Haven tried to convince a federal judge to reunite two traumatized migrant children in Connecticut with their parents who are in Texas.

Meanwhile, two New Haven activists helping to lead a protest outside the courthouse shared their own stories of trauma, fear and resilience as undocumented immigrants living in America.

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