State’s attorneys say they need it to investigative police use of deadly force. Advocates fear a “legislative slippery slope.”
Connecticut’s Chief State’s Attorney talks COVID-19 and criminal justice reform
“The pandemic should be first and foremost on their mind when they’re looking at these cases,” says Richard Colangelo.
As Trump moves on immigration, ‘Dreamers’ hope they’re not the next target
WASHINGTON – As the Trump administration moves to crack down on undocumented immigrants, more than 8,500 youth in Connecticut, known as “Dreamers,” who were given temporary legal status, are hoping they won’t be next. “There’s a lot of fear in the community,” said Lucas Codognolla of Connecticut Students for a Dream.
Obama actions to help only some Connecticut immigrants stay
WASHINGTON – President Obama’s controversial move to stop the deportation of millions of immigrants will help thousands of undocumented people living and working in Connecticut, but bypasses thousands of others.