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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 …
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. Instead of leaving, he took refuge in a church, and he was supported by hundreds of volunteers as well as religious congregations and local elected officials.
On November 22, one day before Thanksgiving, Marco received a stay of removal and went home to his family in Meriden.
Even though ICE has given Marco temporary permission to stay in the United States, they are still paying a private company to surveil Marco with a GPS ankle bracelet.
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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.
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. …