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As of March 31, more than 7,600 Connecticut immigrants were stuck in a backlog of pending cases.
The Supreme Court is likely to decide whether the Justice Department can continue to withhold policing grants from Connecticut.
Immigrant advocates say congressional action is needed to permanently protect immigrant youth from deportation.
The program is modest, with $2.5 million in state funds and $1 million in philanthropy. Advocates say more is needed.
Saying undocumented families pose an obstacle to keeping the coronavirus from spreading, 185 Connecticut doctors want HUSKY coverage for them.
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Our state has made noteworthy progress in reducing annual homelessness at a time when many states have seen tragically large increases in this terrible problem.
However, a growing number of households in Connecticut are facing challenges in accessing and affordably maintaining adequate housing. We need Congress to provide more resources.
CSCU President Ojakian and the Board of Regents for Higher Education would rather raid the scarce community college system reserves than cease wasting money on managers for the Connecticut State Community College.
My father recently died after being very ill for several months. As one does, I’ve taken to thinking about his life. In many ways he had a very ordinary and stable life, but one that feels increasingly improbable for so many of us now.
The other day while I was raking leaves beneath our black walnut tree — and picking up scads of fallen walnuts— guess what happened? Ker-plunk!
Took one right on the melon. Add them to the list of things to fear, or at least be wary of. Are you worried about sharks? Forget about them! Sharks kill a measly 10 humans a year worldwide.
Shea is a story about race and social inequalities that plague America. It is a narrative that prompts the question, “Do you know what it’s like to wake up in new skin?” Anthony Valentine lives in Bloomfield
Through my artwork I strive to create an example of ideas that reflect my desire to raise social consciousness, and cultural awareness. Jazz music is the catalyst to all my work, and plays a major influence in each piece of work.”
During times like these it’s often fun to revisit something familiar and approach things with a different slant. I have been taking some Pop culture and Art masterpieces and applying the vintage 1960’s and 70’s classic figures (Fisher Price, little people) to the make an amusing pieces. Here is my homage to Fisher -Price, Yellow […]
About the art: This was a local landmark on Marion Road in Cheshire. I have painted this old cider mill and farm over many years and felt it was a part of Connecticut’s history. Ellen Pliskin lives in Cheshire.