Small Businesses Booming In New Haven

August 10, 2015

I joined the Spanish American Merchants Association, Inc. (SAMA), Mayor Toni Harp, local officials and friends for a ribbon cutting ceremony in New Haven and the welcoming of various small businesses to the New Haven area.

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Center for Latino Progress Award Presented

July 13, 2015

I am honored to have been recognized and presented with an award from our friends at the Center for Latino Progress for our work and commitment on behalf of the many English language learners across the state.

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Immigrants Driver's License Bill Passes

May 19, 2015

Rep. Juan Candelaria once again led the House to passage of a measure that would simplify the process for undocumented immigrants when applying for a drive-only CT license. The bill, which had bipartisan support, would allow undocumented immigrants to present birth certificates and foreign national identification cards as a secondary form of proof of identity when applying for a driver's license.

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