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Vt. Senate Advances Immigrant License Bill
Friday, 04/05/13
By Kirk Carapezza
The Vermont Senate overwhelmingly advanced a bill on Friday that would give driver's licenses to immigrants who are in the country illegally. The bill would create what are described as drivers' authorization cards that would look different from a regular state license.
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Faith Group Speaks Out For Immigrant Workers
Tuesday, 10/23/12
Some Vermont faith communities are adding their voice to the discussion about immigrant farm workers.
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Undocumented Immigrant Starts Classes At Dartmouth
Thursday, 09/13/12
By Charlotte Albright
One student arriving at Dartmouth College this week feels especially happy - and lucky - to be there. Daniela Pelaez is an undocumented immigrant who came to this country with her parents from Colombia when she was four.
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State Says Secure Communities Won't Change Bias-Free Policy
Thursday, 05/24/12
By Ross Sneyd
The federal government has introduced its Secure Communities immigration enforcement policy in Vermont, despite the state's so-called bias-free policing policy.
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Secure Communities Program Comes To Vermont
Thursday, 05/24/12
By Jane Lindholm
This week Vermont became the latest state to have the federal government implement the Secure Communities program, raising questions and concerns about how it would affect law enforcement and immigrants in the state.
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Federal Immigration Program Activated In Vermont
Tuesday, 05/22/12
By Kirk Carapezza
A federal immigration program that promotes information sharing between local law enforcement and the FBI was rolled out Tuesday in Vermont, leaving Maine as the only state in the nation that hasn't yet launched Secure Communities.
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Suspicious Package Turns Out To Be Musical Greeting Card
Thursday, 05/03/12
Police say a suspicious package that prompted the evacuation of hundreds of workers at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services building in St. Albans Thursday was a musical greeting card.
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His Visa Denied, Burlington Artist Barred From Returning To Vt.
Wednesday, 04/18/12
By Kirk Carapezza
A Burlington dance artist and drum master from West Africa has been prevented by federal immigration officials from returning to the U.S.
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In Dummerston, Town Leaders Support Couple Facing Deportation
Monday, 02/27/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Local officials in Dummerston are showing support for a lesbian couple currently involved in a deportation dispute.
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New 'Bias-Free' Immigration Policy Presents Challenges
Thursday, 11/10/11
By Jane Lindholm
The Vermont State Police's new "bias-free policing policy" for dealing with illegal immigration is intended to make the rules more clear both for police officers and people whose status in this country may be questioned. But there are still gray areas.
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Voices in the week's news: December 18, 2009
Friday, 12/18/09
These were some of the voices in the week's news.
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Leahy To Meet With Homeland Security On Farm Worker Crackdown
Friday, 11/20/09
By John Dillon
Vermont dairy farmers have been swept up in a national enforcement effort aimed at companies that employ illegal immigrant workers. Senator Patrick Leahy says he wants to find out if the farms are being unfairly targeted.
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Immigration Officials Investigating Vt. Dairy Farms
Thursday, 11/19/09
By John Dillon
Federal immigration officials are investigating whether Vermont dairy farmers are employing illegal foreign workers. Many Vermont dairy farms hire Mexican farmworkers to help with milking and other chores.
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