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UPDATE: Mayor Toni Harp has confirmed she will attend today’s Sanctuary City Ordinance rally at New Haven City Hall at 5:30 pm

Unidad Latina en Accion (ULA) has been working on codifying a New Haven sanctuary city ordinance for over 2 years. ULA has gathered over 2000 signatures for a petition from city residents, met with over 20 sitting alders, and met with Mayor Harp to discuss the merits of passing a sanctuary city ordinance. New Haven …

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COMUNICADO DE PRENSA: Se manifestarán para que New Haven apruebe una ordenanza de Ciudad Santuario ¡YA!

COMUNICADO DE PRENSA, para difusión inmediata   Para mayor información: John Jairo Lugo  | 203-606-3484  Charla Nich | charla3@gmail.com | 203-209-1511 MANIFESTACIÓN: miércoles, 14 de agosto a las 5:30 pm Se manifestarán para que New Haven apruebe una nueva ordenanza de Ciudad Santuario ¡YA! “Mientras Trump alimenta la violencia contra los latinos y los inmigrantes, es …

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ULA rallies in New Haven

Media advisory: New Haven will rally for Board of Alders to approve Sanctuary City Ordinance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Charla Nich | charla3@gmail.com | 203-209-1511 John Lugo  | 203-606-3484 RALLY: Wednesday, August 14 @ 5:30 pm New Haven will rally for Board of Alders to approve Sanctuary City Ordinance “As Trump fuels violence against Latinos and immigrants, New Haven must affirm that all residents have access to safety and …

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Malik and Zahida win stay of deportation, will leave sanctuary

After living in the basement of an Old Lyme church for nearly seven months, a New Britain couple facing deportation to Pakistan has decided to leave their sanctuary. Malik Naveed bin Rehman, 50, and his wife, Zahida Altaf, 42, have learned that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is granting them a stay of deportation so …

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ULA receives Community Change Champions award

ULA joined the civil rights leader Honorable John Lewis to receive the 2018 Community Change Champions award in Washington DC. The award recognizes ULA for being “on the frontlines of creating an equitable, multi-racial democracy.” Back in 2007, when ICE invaded New Haven homes and kidnapped 31 immigrants, Rep. John Lewis issued the following statement …

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