News Release — Vermont Law School Sept. 20, 2017 Contact: Maryellen Apelquist, Director of Communications, Vermont Law School office: 802-831-1228, cell: 802-299-5593, [email protected] SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt., Sept. 20, 2017––Vermont Law School students invite volunteers interested in assisting asylum seekers and detained families facing deportation to attend Credible Fear Interview (CFI) Observer trainings from 4 to […]
Though reporting some encouraging words regarding taxes and immigration, the Vermonter said he sees no signs of a change in direction.
Juan Conde joined Rep. Peter Welch, UVM President Thomas Sullivan and fellow medical students at a news conference urging Congress to extend the protections against deportation.
The state’s attorney general is one of 16 suing the president over the termination of a program that halts deportation for unauthorized immigrants who arrived as children.
In Vermont, 42 people are in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, the lowest number of any state.
Holding a certificate handed to him after taking the Oath of Allegiance, one new citizen said: “It feels great to be an American, and it gives hope for a brighter future.”
News Release — Sen. Patrick Leahy July 27, 2017 Contacts: David Carle 202-224-3693 Ben Marter 202-228-5244 Matt House/Audrey Lopez 202-224-2939 DURBIN, SCHUMER, LEAHY & OTHER DEMOCRATIC SENATORS CALL ON PRESIDENT TRUMP TO PROTECT DREAMERS WASHINGTON—U.S. Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL), Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), and 40 of their Democratic Senate colleagues today […]
A nonpartisan data-gathering organization says the number of immigration cases awaiting decision reached “an all-time high” of 585,930 in April.
Several demonstrators, including three who face deportation proceedings themselves, tried to enter the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services building in St. Albans on Monday during the protest.
News Release — World Refugee Day June 15, 2017 Contact: Amanda Bailly +518 526 0430 [email protected] Hunter Berryhill [email protected] Christopher Louras Email [email protected] to schedule an interview WORLD REFUGEE DAY: SCREENING OF REFUGEE DOCUMENTARY WITH FORMER RUTLAND MAYOR AND LOCAL ADVOCATES Film screening and discussion in partnership with former Mayor Christopher Louras, Amnesty International and […]
News Release — Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity June 16, 2017 Contact: Joan White (802) 862-2771 ext. 744 [email protected] NEW AMERICANS CONTRIBUTE TO CHITTENDEN COUNTY New Americans contribute significantly to Chittenden County’s housing values, GDP, and job market according to a new report released by the Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO). This […]
News Release — ACLU of Vermont May 9, 2017 Contact: James Lyall, executive director ACLU of Vermont, [email protected], 802-223-6304 x115. Traveling to Texas May Result in Violation of Constitutional Rights, ACLU Warns WASHINGTON — The American Civil Liberties Union issued a “travel alert” today informing anyone planning to travel to Texas in the near future […]
Officials say the youth, a refugee, would need a green card and other documentation to go on the annual class trip to Montreal.
An immigrant farmworker who was detained by federal authorities in Burlington in March is returning to Mexico. Cesar Alexis Carrillo, a member of the activist group Migrant Justice, accepted voluntary departure from the United States, according to his attorney. Carrillo was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in March when he was on his […]