Black & Puerto Rican Caucus asks Malloy to reconsider housing immigrant children

Rep. Juan Candelaria, D-New Haven (CTNJ file photo)

HARTFORD, Conn. – The legislature’s Black and Puerto Rican Caucus wrote Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Thursday to ask him to reconsider his decision denying the federal government’s request to house some of the thousands of immigrant children fleeing Central America.

Rep. Juan Candelaria, D-New Haven, said they understand the Southbury Training School, which houses developmentally disabled adults, may not be suitable but urged the governor to find another location in Connecticut.

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