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Connecticut Politicians Turn Out To Rally For Immigrant Families

Connecticut Politicians Turn Out To Rally For Immigrant Families

For Weruche Uzoka George, a Nigerian immigrant, Thursday marked five years since she had been granted citizenship in the United States. She chose to celebrate the day alongside Sen. Chris Murphy, Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin and gubernatorial candidate Ned Lamont at a rally in Hartford to advocate for immigrant children to be reunited with their parents.

“These kids are going through trauma that will live with them a long time,” George said.

The rally was organized after reports that an estimated 2,300 children of immigrants had been separated from their parents because their parents were in the country illegally. Murphy spoke before a crowd of about 300 who gathered in front of...

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