immigration

Manuel Balce Ceneta / AP

Connecticut’s two U.S. senators, Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, applaud the U.S. Supreme Court’s DACA decision. Both Democrats say Congress should now create a pathway to citizenship for DREAMers and their parents.

Karen DeWitt / New York State Public Radio

Senate Republicans planned to offer an amendment to repeal New York’s Green Light Law, which permits undocumented immigrants to apply for drives licenses. It has caused friction with the federal government because the law also blocks access to New York’s DMV database.

Alex Brandon / AP

New York’s Attorney General has now filed papers in a lawsuit against the federal government for preventing New Yorkers from enrolling or re-enrolling in the federal government's Trusted Traveler Programs, aimed at making border crossings faster and easier. 

Office of N.Y. N.Y. Assemblyman Mike LiPetri / Facebook

New York State Assemblyman Mike LiPetri from Long Island has introduced new legislation that would allow the DMV to share immigration status with federal agencies like ICE. 

Courtesy of U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement

A Guatemalan teenager living in Connecticut has been granted asylum in the U.S. after having been detained by immigration authorities for more than three months.

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