Legal Writes

Hearing Reveals Migrant Kids’ Trauma

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

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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Porter Urges Action On Supreme Court Nomination

by Allison Park | Jul 11, 2018 7:49 am | Comments (7)

Allison Park PhotoCall your senators to urge them to remain in staunch opposition. Contact family members outside Connecticut to do the same. Email, call, email again and again. And get off the couch, and get to the ballot box.

New Haven State Rep. Robyn Porter urged those next steps on 100 protesters gathered on the steps of the Elm Street courthouse Tuesday evening to oppose President Trump’s nomination of Yale Law School graduate Brett Kavanaugh to fill the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court.

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