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Mayors Agree To Prepare Joint Plan For Child Refugees

by Staff | Jul 25, 2014 4:44 pm | Comments (2)

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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They Made It

by Melissa Bailey | Jun 30, 2014 3:03 pm | Comments (2)

Melissa Bailey Photo Nearly a year after heading off to Fairfield University as first-generation college students, Solanlly Canas and Chastity Berrios met up back on New Haven Green. They returned home not as dropouts, but as rising sophomores who defied the odds.

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The Road From Graduation To College: Paved With Financial Choices

by Liana Teixeira | Jun 24, 2014 8:26 am | Comments (2)

Liana Teixeira Photo First-generation high school graduate Melesio Rodriguez turned his tassel Monday night as he set off for a new challenge at Southern Connecticut State University—avoiding crippling debt in the process.

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$450K Settlement Buys Latinos Peace Of Mind

by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 9, 2014 5:33 pm

Thomas MacMillan Photo New Haven cabbie Segundo Aguayza will no longer have to race home to try to protect his family now that East Haven police have agreed to official policies that are even more immigrant-friendly than New Haven’s.

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“Lost Boy” Finds A Diploma

by Melissa Bailey | Jun 6, 2014 11:35 am | Comments (3)

Melissa Bailey Photo James Kok arrived in New Haven as a refugee from South Sudan, without knowing a word of English or ever having attended school. After a long road with many obstacles, he walked on stage with a cap and gown.

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Hillhouse Grad Imparts Elm City Lesson

by Melissa Bailey | May 9, 2014 4:21 pm | Comments (3)

Melissa Bailey Photo NEW YORK—Six years after leaving public housing in Westville Manor, Toddchelle Young prepared to wrap up a master’s degree at Columbia—by leading a lesson on a groundbreaking immigration policy hatched in her hometown.

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MayDay! For Wage Thieves

by Staff | May 1, 2014 3:54 pm | Comments (1)

New Haven state Sen. Gary Holder-Winfield spent May Day, the international workers holiday, at work—shepherding to passage a bill to protect workers’ rights.

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Snow plowed onto driveway of 70 year old
Jul 26, 2014 12:02 am
Address: Richmond Ave New Haven, CT
Rating: 9

Richmond is a dead-end road so PLOWS must EITHER back IN or back OUT. Plow completely blocked end...

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Illegal? (Human) Dumping
Jul 25, 2014 11:52 pm
Address: Canner Street New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 5

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