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A delayed start in a state motor vehicles website is causing confusion among some immigrants over how to seek Connecticut driver’s licenses.
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.
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.
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.
Connecticut officials rejected a request by the federal government, to house some illegal migrant Central American children at the Southbury Training School.
As is usually the case, most everything is political. Especially the children’s crusade currently taking place on the Southern Border.
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.
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.
Back in the 80’s, while working in Kansas City, I took the morning show to El Paso, Texas to learn about the border, and illegal immigration. At night, my newsman and I would accompany Border Patrol agents as they attempted to apprehend those crossing the Rio Grande into the United States. I use the word “attempted” with good reason.