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New Haven Mayor John DeStefano (credit: @MayorDeStefano / Twitter)

New Haven Mayor Seeks To Extend Voting Rights To Illegal Immigrants

Already known as a refuge for people from other lands, New Haven is tightening its embrace of newcomers as its mayor seeks to extend voting rights to illegal immigrants and other non-citizens, a policy challenge that comes shortly after attacks on “sanctuary cities” by Republican presidential candidates.