As military bases temporarily hosting refugees reach capacity, states are being asked to help, according to resettlement agencies. Connecticut alone is expecting more than 500 refugees — a jump since the initial 300 estimated in September. And the number could see another increase. But as Connecticut prepares for the influx, affordable housing has become a challenge.
The US civil rights movement to end racial segregation may have been most intense in the South, but there were also battles in the North, including in affluent beach communities in the state of Connecticut.
A pregnant woman from Honduras and her young daughter broke away from a caravan and crossed the Rio Grande to get to the US. Had she done so just a few weeks later, she would have been arrested and separated from her child under a new DHS policy.
Any potential money is barred by a congressional act known as the Dickey Amendment, which mandates that none of the funds available for injury prevention and control at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) would be “used to advocate or promote gun control."
NAFTA has governed the rules of trade between the US, Mexico and Canada since 1994. Today, many progressives who dislike NAFTA say President Trump is giving them the best chance in a generation to rewrite the rules of trade.
Elaborate Christmas displays have turned some neighborhoods into tourist destinations, and not all the neighbors are pleased.
The dinner is a chance for people to break bread together and hear a narrative that inspires critical thinking about Native life and legacy.
Ahead of a major announcement next week, one undocumented immigrant in Connecticut hopes she can finally live the American dream.
Lilian Chen grew up playing video games in the back of her parent's Chinese restaurant. She navigates between her life Chinese heritage at home and her American lifestyle at school. But it was in the world of gaming where Chen found home.