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Gary Winfield

Representing New Haven & West Haven

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Students rally for “clean” DREAM Act

Two hundred immigrants and allies from across the state gathered on Thursday night near the New Haven Green to demand that the U.S. Congress pass a “clean” Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act, or DREAM Act,—one without add-ons that would threaten other undocumented immigrants—before the end of the year.

State Sen. Gary Winfield, D-New Haven, told the crowd it is important for community members to show support for immigration issues. “It makes a lot of sense to me that we as a community act as a community on these issues,” Winfield said. “I just want to be out here to be an ally that shows their face.”

Read the full article at the Yale Daily News.

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