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Jan 4 2018

Q&A with…Maria Esther Magallanes, who engages with immigrant, artistic community

Darien News January 4, 2018 By Humberto J. Rocha DARIEN — A beacon of hope and guidance. That’s what Maria Esther Magallanes, 52, feels when she sees a lighthouse, a…
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Dec 17 2017

Hiding in plain sight: Immigrants struggle to navigate a changing political reality

Greenwich Times By Alexandra Villarreal Blood red blemishes stretched across Maria’s cheeks. The rosacea had appeared months earlier, around the 2016 election, and it would not leave. When she visited…
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Nov 3 2017

Stamford nonprofit offers free immigration counseling

News12 Connecticut STAMFORD – A free immigration clinic was held with volunteer attorneys Friday morning in Stamford to offer information about citizenship and deportation to immigrants in the community. Building…
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Sep 6 2017

Undocumented, Unafraid, Unapologetic: Supporters Rally In Stamford For DACA

Stamford Daily Voice By Karen Tensa STAMFORD, Conn. — Over 150 people gathered Tuesday evening in Mill River Park — just across from Trump Parc Stamford — to protest President Donald…
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Sep 5 2017

After DACA is rescinded, Dreamers rally outside Trump Parc in Stamford

Stamford Advocate By Travis Clark STAMFORD — “Our dreams are not illegal,” read one sign. “Dreamers make America great,” read another. That is the message DACA recipients and their allies…
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Jul 13 2017

WAVE OF APPRECIATION – Awards honor those who serve immigrants

Stamford Advocate By Martin B. Cassidy STAMFORD — …Catalina Horak, executive director of Building One Community, nominated the Koes because of their leadership and organizing efforts to help open the Building…
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