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“This Is Destroying Families”

by Aliyya Swaby & Paul Bass | Oct 14, 2014 8:15 am | Comments (1)

Paul Bass Photo Waldina Hernandez saw a picture of a hurtling freight train on a screen—and got a new view on the harrowing journey that brought her mother to America.

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“We Don’t Want Someone To Go Through That”

by Aliyya Swaby | Oct 2, 2014 8:25 am

Sandi Victorio said she endured unwanted advances from her boss at least twice a day. As she stood in the aisles of the clothing warehouse, she feared he would come by and try to grab her, touch her shoulder, or rub her back.

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Assaulted Immigrants Ask for Justice

by Aliyya Swaby | Sep 19, 2014 8:13 am

Aliyya Swaby Photo Alberto Serrano (pictured) took a blow to the head from a guy with a bat, presumably as a target of a hate crime. Prisciliano Rodriguez was held up at gunpoint returning home from the grocery store with no patrol cops around. Juana Islas’ son was attacked by two people on bicycles and, Islas said, the police took a half hour to arrive.

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Activists, Cops Craft Plan To Combat Wage Theft

by Markeshia Ricks | Sep 4, 2014 3:43 pm | Comments (4)

Markeshia Ricks Photo New Haven business owners who steal wages from immigrant employees could soon find a police officer at their door.

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TRUST Didn’t Help

by Sebastian Medina-Tayac & Ashley Dalton | Aug 6, 2014 4:29 pm | Comments (3)

Sebastian Medina-Tayac Photo Jose Luis Piscil got in an argument with his cousin over the security deposit for an apartment he rented. Two years later he’s fighting to stay in this country with his family.

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Opponent Praises Malloy’s Immigration Move

by Paul Bass | Jul 29, 2014 4:23 pm | Comments (7)

The governor did right by refusing to house immigrant child refugees—in the view of a campaign challenger from the Tea Party movement.

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Mayors Agree To Prepare Joint Plan For Child Refugees

by Staff | Jul 25, 2014 4:44 pm | Comments (3)

Mayor Toni Harp spoke by phone Friday with nine of her counterparts, who agreed to prepare a joint plan to present the governor with possible small sites to house some of the children crossing the U.S. border.

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Rally Seeks Action On Refugee Kids

by Jordi Gassó | Jul 23, 2014 8:01 am | Comments (18)

Jordi Gassó Photo “Governor, no more excuses!”

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Pressure Mounts To House Refugee Kids

by Paul Bass | Jul 21, 2014 5:04 pm | Comments (17)

Thomas MacMillan PhotoAs New Haven’s mayor consulted her counterparts in other cities on a potential plan to house thousands of immigrant children, activists scheduled a rally by a building they say could handle the job.

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Carlos Flees The Gangs

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 11, 2014 8:06 am | Comments (15)

Thomas MacMillan Photo Placard-wielding protesters filled the front steps of New Haven’s federal court building to spread a message: The unaccompanied children coming over the Mexican border aren’t freeloaders; they’re refugees.

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Oct 23, 2014 10:50 pm
Address: Richmond Avenue At Alston New Haven, Connecticut
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