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BRIDGEPORT, CT - NOVEMBER 02: Hecklers on immigration policy interrupt U.S. President Barack Obama as he speaks in support of of Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy on November 2, 2014 in Bridgeport, Connecticut. On the weekend before Election Day the president is trying to energize the Democratic base to get out and vote. Polls show a tight race in many states with most analysts predicting that the Republicans are on track to make gains and possibly control the U.S. Senate. Malloy is currently in a dead heat with Republican Tom Foley. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Connecticut Student Meets Obama To Back Immigration Stance

Three months after Maria Praeli heckled President Barack Obama in Bridgeport over immigration issues, the Quinnipiac University student met the president in the Oval Office to discuss immigration.

02/05/2015

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Top Ten Stories Of 2014

The disappearance of a plane carrying hundreds, the fall of an iconic comedian, and the rise of a brutal terror group are just some of the biggest news stories of the year. Here are CBS Local’s top ten news stories of 2014.

12/23/2014

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DMV Website For Immigrant Licenses Faces Delay

A delayed start in a state motor vehicles website is causing confusion among some immigrants over how to seek Connecticut driver’s licenses.

08/24/2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents guard undocumented immigrants before sending them to a processing center on July 22, 2014 near Falfurrias, Texas. Thousands of immigrants, many of them minors, have crossed illegally into the United States this year, causing a humanitarian crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

More Than 320 Migrant Kids Placed In Connecticut

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says more than 320 of the thousands of immigrant children who’ve streamed across the U.S. border have so far been placed in Connecticut.

07/23/2014

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Blumenthal: More Resources Needed For Migrant Kids

Connecticut U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says more federal resources are needed to address border security issues, but to also provide due process to the thousands of migrant children streaming into Texas who may be able to reunite with parents or close relatives in this country.

07/21/2014

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Blumenthal Visits The U.S.-Mexico Border

Connecticut U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is traveling to the U.S. border with Mexico to see firsthand the crisis involving tens of thousands of migrant children streaming into Texas.

07/17/2014

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State Rejects Request To Use Southbury Training School For Migrant Children

Connecticut officials rejected a request by the federal government, to house some illegal migrant Central American children at the Southbury Training School.

07/15/2014

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Most Everything Is Political

As is usually the case, most everything is political. Especially the children’s crusade currently taking place on the Southern Border.

07/10/2014

Former Army Sgt. Arnold Giammarco was deported to Italy after serving time for a drug conviction.  (Photo:  John Moore/Getty Images)

We May Not Know What’s Fact and What’s Fiction For Quite a While

So as the flow across the Southern Border continues, a great deal of anecdotal information is circulating on the internet, and the talk shows. Some reports insist that in addition to the youth, Central American gang members, terrorists and Kim Kardashian fans are mixing in.

07/08/2014

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Immigration Officials Take Custody Of Conn. Inmate

Federal immigration officials have taken custody of a Connecticut prison inmate from England who had been protesting his sexual assault conviction and refusing to register as a sex offender.

06/24/2014

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