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Lawmakers look to speed deportation of undocumented convicts

U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, front, speaks during a press conference. He is joined by Chadwick's mother, Wendy Hartling, and her lawyer, Chester Fairlie, left, and U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, right.

More than a year after an undocumented immigrant fatally stabbed a Norwich woman, two Connecticut lawmakers announced Monday they plan to introduce legislation in Congress to expedite the deportation of undocumented immigrants who have committed a violent crime or pose a threat to public safety. Continue Reading →

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Protesters block Hartford’s Main Street over immigration ruling

Hartford police officers approach a protester holding a banner that blocked a portion of Main Street Monday.

Just days after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling invalidated a White House plan to protect millions of immigrants living in the United States from deportation, more than 150 protesters gathered Monday afternoon outside the state’s federal immigration enforcement office in Hartford and blocked a portion of Main Street. Continue Reading →

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