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President Donald Trump was on Long Island Wednesday to hold a roundtable discussion on the violent MS-13 gang, and to push his immigration policy.

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President Trump will be visiting Long Island Wednesday morning for a forum on MS-13. The trip has put law enforcement and local elected officials in the position of having to decide whether or not they want to attend the event. Advocates for immigrants are urging them not to.

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Members of the Connecticut General Assembly’s Judiciary Committee heard testimony on two immigration bills on Monday, one on each side of the issue. The first bill would make it more difficult for state and local officials to assist in the enforcement of federal immigration law. The other would ensure that local and state officials cooperate fully in the enforcement of federal immigration law.

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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy says that the state should not be concerned that the Justice Department is suing California for passing so-called “sanctuary city” laws.

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Nelly Cumbicos, the mother of a teenage U.S. citizen from Meriden, Connecticut, was scheduled to be deported to her native Ecuador last week. Instead, she became the fourth person to seek sanctuary at a church in New Haven.