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Law, tradition and Vermont’s dance around sanctuary status

By   /  February 24, 2017  /  Criminal Justice, Federal Government, Governor, Immigration, Issues, Legislature, News, State Government, Vermont  /  No Comments

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Vermonters have to hope that the DOJ, and ultimately America’s court system, define sanctuary policies the same way as Gov. Phil Scott.

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Scott-backed legislation would block local officials from enforcing U.S. immigration law

By   /  February 9, 2017  /  Immigration, Issues, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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Standing with top lawmakers and Vermont’s attorney general, Gov. Phil Scott on Thursday introduced legislation prohibiting local officials from enforcing U.S. immigration law or even identifying illegals for immigration enforcement purposes.

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Scott making Vermont a sanctuary for illegals as GOP elsewhere sides with Trump

By   /  February 8, 2017  /  Immigration, Issues, News, State Government, Vermont  /  No Comments

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Republican Gov. Phil Scott is spearheading sanctuary state policies in Vermont, bucking his party’s agenda in many other states and cities.

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Pennsylvania Senate moves to defund sanctuary cities

By   /  February 8, 2017  /  Immigration, Pennsylvania, State Government  /  No Comments

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The Pennsylvania Senate passed a bill that would defund sanctuary cities in the commonwealth, cutting off hundreds of millions of dollars in state aid to as many as 32 counties. The bill, passed 37-12 on Tuesday, also would hold local governments liable for any damages to people or property caused by illegal immigrants who were released […]

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Bill would punish Wisconsin local governments for failing to follow the law

By   /  February 3, 2017  /  Accountability, Federal government, Immigration, Legislature, News, State Government, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

The legislation would allow a Wisconsin resident or a group of residents to file a lawsuit against any governmental body that violates the law.

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UW-La Crosse chancellor ‘condemns’ Trump in letter to students

By   /  January 30, 2017  /  Campus Culture, Federal Government, Immigration, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

“The email condemns our President for the policy he believes will keep Americans safe,” Stroebel said.

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