Deportations

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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Marco is free

Marco Reyes spent 106 days in the sanctuary of First and Summerfield United Methodist Church in New Haven to avoid a deportation order that would separate him from his wife and three children. After he had complied with Immigration & Customs Enforcement for years, the Trump administration ordered him to leave the country in August. …

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If I were to lose my dad to deportation

Sign the petition to keep Nelson home with his daughters! petitions.moveon.org/sign/keep-nelson-pinos-home During his October 4th ICE check-in and without previous warning, Nelson was ordered to buy a ticket to exit the country. Now he has a scheduled flight for November 30, 2017. Nelson is a father of three and the head of his household.

“Family, activists hope to stop deportation of New Haven man”

By Mary O’Leary, New Haven Register, November 7, 2017 NEW HAVEN — Kelly Pinos, 15, cried when she started to talk about her father. The Wilbur Cross High School sophomore is worried what will happen to her family if Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials deport Nelson Pinos Gonzalez to Ecuador by the end of month. …

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ACTION ALERT: Tell Governor Malloy to welcome refugee children

Selvin, 9 years old, recently fled Guatemala and arrived in New Haven, Connecticut July 24, 2013 — Please make a call to Governor Malloy’s office today! Your call sends a message that turning our backs to refugee children is not in accord with the values of the Connecticut community. Call 888-473-7735 and let Governor Malloy know …

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