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.
Long Island is home to many large Salvadoran communities. Thousands of them now face deportation after President Trump revoked their protected status this week. That's left immigrant families in turmoil, some local officials worried about the economy and others saying it is time for them to go.
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.