Not only are they waiting. They’re praying that a court steps in to give their family members another chance.
Unless that happens, they will be deported.
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Their loved ones are in the country without the right papers, but worked and paid taxes during their time in Connecticut.
“Instead of targeting or prioritizing undocumented individuals who are dangerous and have criminal records, they are engaged, in effect, in a roundup of all undocumented individuals. Even people who have worked here for decades,” said Sen. Blumenthal.
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Those families want a similar outcome to the case of Nury Chavarria.
News 8 followed her story extensively in July.
Chavarria was granted an emergency stay to remain in the country while attorneys fight on her behalf.