Building One Community (formerly Neighbors Link Stamford) brings passionate people together to help immigrants and their families succeed. Together with our network of partners and supporters, we strive to build one community in which all immigrants are active, contributing members. We do this by providing English language instruction, job skills training, personal support services, and more.
Building One Community’s programs include:
Building One Community is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
Nicaragua: (Source: 11/6/17 announcement by DHS Acting Secretary, Elaine Duke) TPS designation for Nicaragua has been terminated effective January 5, 2019. Unless an alternative lawful immigration status has been received by this date, Nicaraguans must leave the U.S. or face deportation. Nicaraguans with … Continue reading
On October 8, 2017 the Trump Administration issued its long-awaited “Immigration Principles & Policies”. Trump’s accompanying letter to Congress states that these “reforms must be included as part of any legislation addressing the status of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals … Continue reading
The Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy (RAISE) Act, a Congressional bill supported by President Trump, would alter the immigration landscape by drastically reducing legal immigration. Among other things, it would eliminate the Diversity Visa Program and family petitions … Continue reading
Nury Chaverria, a Norwalk resident with four US citizen children, one of whom is disabled, received a stay of deportation and was able to return home. Chaverria, an undocumented US resident for 24 years, had been attending regular ICE check-ups … Continue reading
The Travel Ban went into force at 8 pm on Thursday the 29th after the Supreme Court decided to allow parts of the ban to move forward . The ban affects residents of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen. … Continue reading
The Texas Legislature passed SB 4, known as the “sanctuary cities” law. The law allows officers to question immigration status of people they detain or arrest. It also punishes department heads and elected officials who don’t cooperate with federal immigration … Continue reading
CBP arrested four migrants seeking aid at a humanitarian aid camp on the Arizona border. The camp, which has existed for ten years, provides emergency medical assistance and food and water to migrants crossing the border—a service that is particularly … Continue reading