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In this issue:

  • White House Immigration Plan for Humanitarian Parole

  • Senator Chris Murphy discusses his bipartisan trip to the border

  • Jersahid Valencia, Family Engagement Coordinator, New London Public Schools, tells his story

U.S. Immigration Laws need Upadating
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In this issue:

  • Temporary Protected Status (TPS) extended for six countries

  • IASC is a Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation Project Innovation Grant Winner!

  • IASC launches Norwich office hours with Project Innovation Grant funding

Happy Holidays! Felices Fiestas! Bon Fet!
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In this issue:

  • DACA discussion continues, new Public Charge rule lessons fear, confusion

  • Declan and Dorothy Doogan: not a typical immigration story

  • IASC Instagram highlights

  • We talk with Jeffrey Zapata, barber extraordinaire

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In this issue:

  • Attorney Joseph Marino on how the courts, instead of Congress, are taking the lead on immigration policy

  • Mystic Seaport Museum Flag Day Naturalization Ceremony

  • LEAD Community Center and Mosaic Coalition Ribbon Cutting in Norwich

  • IASC Instagram highlights

  • We talk with Jonathan A. Palomino-Gutierrez

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In this issue:

  • Attorney Joseph Marino on moves by the Biden Administration to help citizens of Sudan and Ukraine

  • Frank Taylor on meeting hearing challenges

  • IASC Instagram highlights

  • Our First Generation series: we talk with Stivenson Jean-Louis

Deaf History Month
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In this issue:

  • Attorney Joseph Marino on Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas' Announcement

  • Director Rebecca McCue on Connecticut College's Holleran Center and the School's Community Outreach Programs

  • Thank you to the Power of Together!

  • Church of the City and Hispanic Access are offering Vaccination Clinics

  • IASC Instagram highlights

  • First Generation series: we talk with Cathy Stoddard

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In this issue:

  • Attorney Joseph Marino on USCIS's new, more welcoming Mission Statement

  • Mirna Martinez and Claudio Melendez-Cooper on the Hispanic Alliance of Southeastern Connecticut

  • IASC Instagram highlights

  • First Generation series: we talk with Hispanic Alliance Co-Director Mirna Martinez

Celebrating Entrepreneurs

In this issue:

  • Attorney Joseph Marino on Immigration and Labor Shortages

  • Bassem Gayed, Multi-Cultural Services Coordinator, on programming and services for immigrants at Norwich's Otis Library

  • IASC Instagram highlights

  • The first in our First Generation series, we talk with Connecticut College student Amaya Fokuo

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Happy Holidays!

In this issue:

  • Guest Post, New American Economy: New economic data show immigrants help cities bounce back faster

  • Chris Soto, Senior Advisor to the U.S. Office of the Secretary of Education talks about immigrant students' challenges and resources

  • IASC Instagram highlights

  • The Pedrozas and New London's CJ Peruvian Bar & Restaurant (Pollos a la Brasa CJ

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In this issue:

  • The Haitian Diaspora

  • We talk with new board member Bill Rivera about his life and protecting children and families

  • IASC Instagram highlights

  • Everything's blooming at Letty's Flowers

Hispanic Heritage Month
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In this issue:

  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announces Covid-19 vaccine requirement

  • IASC in Action: We talk with IASC client Sulfica Pierre

  • IASC Instagram highlights

  • Gurpreet Singh and the Royal Punjabi restaurant

Vaccine Requirements
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In this issue:

  • No time for disaster fatigue

  • IASC talks with Suki Lagrito, Director, Global City Norwich

  • IASC Instagram highlights

  • Naily Khasanshin and Naily's Sewing Studio

Dominican Fest
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In this issue:

  • Becoming a citizen: What does it take?

  • IASC talks with our own Joseph Marino, Executive Director, Immigration Advocacy and Support Center (IASC)

  • IASC Instagram highlights

  • Swaranjit Singh Khalsa and the Sikh Art Gallery

Happy 4th of July!
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In this issue:

  • Biden Providing Temporary Protected Status to Additional Haitian Immigrants

  • IASC Talks with Chris George, Executive Director, Integrated Refugee and Immigration Services (IRIS)

  • IASC Instagram highlights

  • Norma Satizábal and the Verdant Floral Studio

Celebrate Flag Day 
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In this issue:

  • Biden Administration Raising Refugee Admission Cap

  • A Chat with Lee-Ann Gomes, Director, Norwich Human Services

  • IASC Instagram Highlights

  • Angélica Suarez Lynch and Macondo Coffee

Haitian Heritage Month
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In this issue:

  • Long USCIS Processing Times Explained

  • Celebrating World Book Day with Immigrant Stories

  • IASC Instagram highlights

  • Seema Mukherjee and the Kumon Math & Reading Center

Poetry & Library Month
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In this issue:

  • Family Law Immigration Update

  • Celebrating Irish-American Heritage Month with Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut President & CEO Tony Sheridan

  • IASC Instagram highlights

  • Paul Nugent and the Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council

Irish American Heritage Month
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