Tag Archives: Immigration

State News
February 1, 2018

DOJ threatens to subpoena Burlington, other “sanctuary cities”

Last week the U.S. Department of Justice sent letters to 23 jurisdictions, demanding documents that could show whether each jurisdiction is unlawfully restricting information sharing by its law enforcement officers with federal immigration authorities.

All 23 of these jurisdictions were previously contacted by the Justice…

Scott rebuffs Trump executive order on immigration
Local News
February 1, 2017

Scott rebuffs Trump executive order on immigration

By Anne Galloway, VTDigger

Gov. Phil Scott said he was not surprised by President Donald Trump’s executive order banning immigrants from certain Muslim countries, but he is “disappointed about the tone and the direction this sets for us.” “I think immigration is part of the…

State News
December 9, 2015

Sanders lays out immigration priorities

By Jasper Craven, VTDigger.org

As part of a comprehensive immigration plan, Sen. Bernie Sanders says as president he will give all undocumented people who have been in the country at least five years immunity from deportation. Sanders also calls for a path to citizenship for…