Zoe Hart and Carol Bick want to change these rules to make Shelburne a safer place for immigrants. The new Shelburne policy would make it much harder for police officers to share immigration status with federal officials, allowing them to do so only under strict circumstances.
A majority of lawmakers in the House Education Committee are recommending that the city of Winooski should allow noncitizens to vote — in some cases almost immediately upon arrival — in local elections, including those that affect the statewide Education Fund.
It’s become so bad that Border Patrol agents are being ordered to prevent journalists from taking video and pictures of what’s happening at the border. The photos that have emerged haven’t looked good. The detention centers, or what CNN described as “jail-like facilities,” appear to be overflowing.
While we welcome legal immigrants to our nation and our state, and encourage them to pursue citizenship through the legal process, the right to vote should remain an incentive to pursue citizenship and a reward for doing so.
On his first day in the Oval Office, President Joe Biden signed a record 17 executive orders. One of the worst — and most dangerous — was his “Revision of Civil Immigration Enforcement Policies and Priorities.” A more apt title would be “Providing Sanctuary for Criminal Aliens.”
The resolution limits cooperation between local police and federal immigration authorities. It also stipulates that police may not ask about individuals’ immigration status, closing what some saw as a loophole in statewide policy.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday hailed the completion of 450 miles of border wall completed along the U.S.-Mexican border and praised the men and women of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden promised Thursday that if elected he would both “transition from the oil industry” and not ban fracking. He also said he would grant a pathway to citizenship for the millions of illegal immigrants living in the United States.
How should we Vermonters respond to this potentially revitalizing influx of new downcountry refugees? A lot needs to be said on this subject, but here are seven suggestions.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested more than 2,000 illegal immigrants who have criminal histories involving victims between July 13 and Aug. 20, ICE announced Monday.
Five justices are telling Trump that he can’t reverse his predecessor’s illegal act. This is utterly ridiculous.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi introduced her party’s coronavirus relief package, which includes billions of dollars in carve outs for illegal aliens, grants to sanctuary cities, and other protections for the undocumented community.