Connecticut ImmigraNt Day 2019

April 17, 2019 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m Connecticut State Capitol, Hartford

Join the Connecticut Immigrant and Refugee Coalition as we celebrate Immigrant Day honorees who have come from across the world and are propelling Connecticut forward!

Free and open to the public. Old Judiciary Room, 3rd Floor, State Capitol

Honorees to be named in late March.

Featuring Secretary of the State Denise Merrill, Governor’s Foot Guard, additional dignitaries.

Connecticut ImmigraNt Day

The first Immigrant Day took place in 1998; fourteen individuals from the state of Connecticut were honored for their contributions to their profession and community.

Now an annual celebration, the Immigrant Day continues to honor and recognize the inspiring contributions of the immigrant and refugee communities in Connecticut. The criteria used to establish nominations for the award are as follows:

  • Born outside the USA

  • Naturalized Citizen

  • Connecticut Resident

  • Contributed to profession and/or community

Immigrant Day also honors students who have made contributions to their school communities. The criteria used for student nominations are as follows:

  • Born outside the USA

  • Does NOT have to be a Naturalized Citizen

  • Connecticut Resident

  • Academic standing

  • Involved in Community Service and/or extracurricular activities

2018 Immigrant Day

Click here for flyer and here for news release about Connecticut Immigration Day at the State Capitol on April 4, 2018.

To view CT-N video of the 2018 Immigrant Day ceremonies, click here.