The Burlington Police Commission approved changes to the city’s use-of-force policy that prioritizes de-escalation and requires officers to intervene when they witness a fellow officer use excessive force.
The COVID-19 crisis has brought concerns about food security, cramped housing and having to work without receiving stimulus benefits.
The No Más Polimigra campaign aims to have municipalities adopt resolutions that close loopholes in the state’s Fair and Impartial Policing Policy.
Migrant Justice says a deputy sheriff violated his agency’s fair and impartial policing policy by calling border patrol during a Nov. 22 stop.
Migrant Justice is taking on a punitive system that suggests the real goal of enforcement is to maintain a population of frightened and vulnerable workers to satisfy the economic needs of businesses.
The advocacy group Migrant Justice plans to protest last week’s arrests by U.S. Border Patrol in Newport.
In a lawsuit filed in federal court, the Burlington-based group alleged its members have been targeted since 2014 for their activism, and that federal authorities used an informant to infiltrate the group.
Members of Vermont’s congressional delegation indicate they would like to see the immigration program extended.
This election offers some important lessons for those who care about immigrant rights and the fates of their farmworker neighbors.