New Haven

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An exhibit in New Haven, Connecticut, lets people spend a few minutes inside of a solitary confinement cell. "Inside the Box" is a replica solitary cell created by a religious human rights group that says it wants to show people solitary confinement is essentially torture.

Courtesy of Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services

Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services will welcome a family of five Syrian refugees to New Haven, Connecticut. They arrive the same week President Donald Trump is expected to halt the entire refugee resettlement program and ban Syrian refugees.

Courtesy of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church / Facebook

With President Donald Trump expected to sign executive orders on immigration this week, about 300 people of Jewish, Muslim, Baptist and Catholic faiths vowed to protect each other from discrimination. On Tuesday night, New Haven police, schools and politicians rallied in solidarity with the congregation.

Cassandra Basler / WSHU

This week, Syrian refugees living in Connecticut met with Governor Dannel Malloy, refugee agency workers and volunteers from the Jewish community at a meeting at the Jewish Community Center of Greater New Haven. They thanked leaders for welcoming them to the United States this year.

Malloy Says 'Sanctuary Cities' Is Not A Helpful Term

Nov 22, 2016
Stephan Savoia / AP

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy told a group of refugees, Jewish and Muslim community leaders and elected officials on Tuesday that places that don’t use local police to enforce federal immigration laws should not be called “sanctuary cities” and that there is no such thing as a sanctuary city in legal terms.

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