M.C. Law Group, LLP is a full service immigration law firm in Bridgeport, Connecticut, handling cases in all areas of immigration and nationality law. The legal needs of immigrants are particular and require special attention because non-immigration legal matters often have consequences on an individual’s immigration status. All of our attorneys are immigration attorneys in addition to their other areas of practice and therefore they are aware of the pitfalls and problems immigrants may encounter in legal proceedings, particularly in criminal law and family law cases.
Waterbury General Information:
Waterbury (nicknamed the “Brass City”) is a city in New Haven County, Connecticut, on the Naugatuck River, 33 miles (53 km) southwest of Hartford. As of 2005 Census Bureau estimates, the city had a total population of 107,902 and was the fifth-largest city in Connecticut.
Throughout the first half of the 20th Century Waterbury had large industrial interests, and was the leading center of the United States for the manufacture of brassware (including castings and finishings), as reflected in the nickname the “Brass City” and the city’s motto Quid Aere Perennius, Latin for “What Is More Lasting Than Brass”. It was noted for the manufacture of watches and clocks.
The city is located along Interstate 84 and has a Metro North railroad station. It is also home to Post University and a regional campus of the University of Connecticut.
There are 224 registered sex offenders living in Waterbury in early 2007 as per state records. In 2001, then mayor of Waterbury Philip Giordano was arrested in a Federal Child-Sex Case and was later found guilty and convicted.