This morning U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) cancelled the planned furloughs of more than 13,000 employees nationwide, including more than 1,000 Vermonters.Read more
The federal paychecks for an estimated 1100 Vermont employees of the US Customs and Immigration Service will continue until at least August 31, Sen. Patrick Leahy said.
The U.S. Customs and Immigration Service still plans to furlough about 1100 Vermonters, despite reports that it will end the year with a surplus. Sen. Patrick Leahy is crying foul.Read more
About 100 people protested at Burlington City Hall because the city council pulled from the agenda a resolution making it unlawful for Burlington cops to cooperate with federal Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) regarding illegal immigrants.Read more
The Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will stop telling the federal government about immigrants applying for ID cards, according to a suit settled recently.Read more
The unprecedented rush on the U.S. border by would-be immigrants resulted in more arrests and turn-backs there, but also fewer arrests of illegal aliens in the U.S. because federal officials were forced to prioritize resources at the border, an ICE official said.Read more
A Nicaraguan man who recently was granted asylum to stay in the U.S. experienced “horrible, tough, inhuman, tough to describe and very, very painful” conditions in an ICE facility on the southern border, he told a St. Albans gathering hosted by Lt. Gov. David Zuckerman.Read more
The United State Customs and Immigration Office, long a fixture in St. Albans City, is considering a move closer to I-89 in St. Albans Town.
The flip side of President Trump's campaign promise of a travel ban from Muslim countries, candidate Bernie Sanders said that if elected president, he would stop all ICE raids and impose a moratorium on deportations
Hartford (White River Junction) police union supports their chief's "take it slow" stance on a proposed town ordinance prohibiting them from communicating about immigrants with ICE and other federal immigration officers.