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Hometown Hero: Mary Maarbjerg

News 12 Connecticut December 14, 2016 Very proud of Mary Maarjberg, Channel News 12 HOMETOWN HERO. Thank you Mary for all you have done to help so many in our community. You are our every day hero! Watch the video
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Neighbors Link Offers Hub For Immigrant Community In Stamford

Stamford Daily Voice November 21, 2016 By Sandra Diamond Fox STAMFORD, Conn. — Do you need help with your computer skills? Are you interested in improving your English? Have you found a social network to connect with others? Neighbors Link Stamford offers help with all of these services and more — and for free — to immigrants. “Our purpose is…
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Stamford group hosts immigrants forum ahead of Trump presidency

Stamford Advocate November 18, 2016 By Liz Skalka STAMFORD — A meeting hosted by a city nonprofit to ease fears within the immigrant community in the wake of Donald Trump’s election to the U.S. presidency drew a large crowd on Monday. The meeting included representatives from the Stamford Police Department, Schools Superintendent Earl Kim and…
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Immigrants In Stamford Share Post-Election Fears Of Hostility, Deportation

Stamford Daily Voice November 15, 2016 By Frank MacEachern STAMFORD, Conn. — Local immigrants who are worried about what the election of Republican Donald Trump could mean to them and their families gathered Monday night in Stamford to talk about the issue and hear what local leaders had to say. About 200 people crowded into Neighbors…
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Immigrants, regardless of status, fear a Trump presidency

Stamford Advocate November 11, 2016 By Liz Skalka STAMFORD — Wendy Cardenas has worried about her citizenship status since before she could work or drive a car — since before she could decide on her own where to live. “It’s a fear we live with every day,” she said. “It’s not something that happened because of…
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Trump victory sparks concern for Stamford minorities

Stamford Advocate November 10, 2016 Catalina was interviewed by the Stamford Advocate after the election results were in. “People are just coming in with really long faces, teary-eyed, asking what’s going to happen,” said Catalina Horak, executive director of Neighbor’s Link, a Stamford organization that provides resources to immigrants. Families are scared, she said. “This…
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