A federal judge in Bridgeport has ruled that the Trump administration violated the constitutional rights of two Central American migrant children when federal authorities took them at the Texas border and sent them to Connecticut without their parents.
Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court has received mixed reaction at his alma mater. Yale Law School released a statement Monday, with praise from current Yale professors and administrators.
The town of Stonington is considering a move to ban all single-use plastic bags and straws. It wouldn’t be the first Connecticut town to contemplate bagging the bag -- Greenwich recently passed a ban and Westport did away with them years ago.
Hartford police arrested 35 protesters outside of the Abraham A. Ribicoff Federal Building and Courthouse Monday. The demonstrators challenged federal immigration policies and chanted “abolish ICE.” ICE stands for Immigration and Customs Enforcement -- a unit of the United States Department of Homeland Security that oversees the removal of undocumented immigrants.
Governor Dannel Malloy recently wrote to Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar to say he’s prepared to dedicate state resources to reunite migrant children with their parents. Some immigration lawyers say that’s easier said than done.