immigration

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Connecticut’s​ ​largest​ ​city has adopted a term to show its support for undocumented residents, but it’s not “sanctuary city,” the term most cities use. Instead, Bridgeport voted to call itself a “welcoming city.”

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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., says an immigrant facing deportation to Guatemala has been granted a two-year stay of deportation, but he was unaware of the reasoning behind the stay.

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An undocumented resident of Derby, Connecticut, has 30 days to win a legal fight to keep from being deported. Supporting him are some of Connecticut’s U.S. congressional delegation, including Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy and Representative Rosa DeLauro. Luis Barrios, however, still has a hard road ahead of him.

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Connecticut’s largest city, Bridgeport, has been debating how to show support for its undocumented residents without adopting the term ‘sanctuary city.’ Some in city government, including Mayor Joe Ganim, worry the term is politically divisive.

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Connecticut’s largest city is considering whether to declare support for its undocumented residents – without adopting the term ‘sanctuary city.’ It’s a controversial term for some in Bridgeport politics, including Mayor Joe Ganim.

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