Blumenthal Meets With DREAMers As DACA Deadline Expires

Mar 6, 2018
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Young people who were brought to the country illegally as minors gathered in Hartford on Monday with Senator Richard Blumenthal. They asked Congress to restore the Obama-era program called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA.

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In the midst of a national debate on immigration, the New York State Assembly this week passed a bill to give children of undocumented immigrants access to financial aid for college.

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New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who is leading a coalition of 16 states in suing the Trump administration in order to overturn the decision to end DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, was in federal court in New York to argue several motions in the case.

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Connecticut DACA recipients say they are disappointed that Congress passed a second stopgap funding bill without an immigration deal.

Connecticut Youth Join DACA Demonstration In D.C.

Jan 17, 2018
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Connecticut college students joined more than 1,000 peers in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday to demand that Congress pass a Dream Act, legislation which would offer legal status to migrants who entered the country illegally as children.