There is a new obstacle to Dreamers across the U.S. and in Connecticut.

The Senate parliamentarian says immigrants cannot seek citizenship through a democratic trillion-dollar social change package.

“It’s disappointing because you’re always hoping there’s an easier way to do things,” Camila Bortolleto, of CT Students for a Dream, said. 

Bortolleo was brought from Brazil to the United States by her parents when she was a child. She is one of the tens of thousands of Connecticut residents who would have found a pathway to citizenship through this measure. 

Read Christine Stuart’s full report at NBC Connecticut