Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Immigration Officials Revoke Stay For Meriden Mother

Feb 21, 2018
Bryan Cox / U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement via AP

Earlier this month, Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials made the rare decision to stay a deportation of a mother in Meriden, Connecticut. Now, ICE says that Nelly Cumbicos must fly back to Ecuador after all.

Pat Eaton-Robb / AP

In July 2017, Iglesias de Dios Pentecostal Church in New Haven swarmed with national press, protesters, Connecticut’s U.S. Senators and Governor Dannel Malloy.

Jose Luis Mangana / AP

The Trump administration’s decision to end Temporary Protected Status for 200,000 Salvadorans who have been in the country since 2001 after a massive earthquake has been met with disbelief by Latino advocacy groups in Connecticut and on Long island. 

First and Summerfield United Methodist Church / Facebook

A father of three sought sanctuary from deportation in a New Haven church on Thursday after the Board of Immigration Appeals denied his request for an emergency stay of removal Wednesday night.

Anthony Moaton

Marco Reyes planned to have his Thanksgiving dinner with his family at First and Summerfield United Methodist Church in New Haven, where he had been holed up for months avoiding deportation.