Immigration

Governor’s office sought to silence critic of sanctuary-styled immigration policy

By   /  March 21, 2017  /  Accountability, First Amendment, Free Speech, Governor, Issues, News, Power Abuse, State Government, Vermont  /  No Comments

“They are trying to kill the story, and they’ve crossed ethical lines. … I reached out to their office as a private citizen,” Hansen said.

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UW-La Crosse chancellor defends employee firing, reinstatement

By   /  March 16, 2017  /  Campus Culture, First Amendment, Free Speech, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“We feel the university has created a kind of hostile environment for her,” said attorney Lee Fehr.

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House Republicans criticize Scott-backed bill obstructing immigration enforcement

By   /  March 16, 2017  /  Immigration, Issues, News, State Government, Vermont  /  No Comments

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While the Vermont House on Tuesday voted to bar state agencies from outing illegal immigrants to feds, dissenting Republican representatives said Vermont shouldn’t obstruct enforcement of U.S. immigration law.

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UW-La Crosse backs down after firing employee for supporting Trump policy

By   /  March 16, 2017  /  Campus Culture, First Amendment, Free Speech, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“She was terminated because of her political speech in support of President Trump.”

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Vermont AG comes out hard against Trump immigration policies

By   /  March 14, 2017  /  Criminal Justice, Immigration, Issues, News, State Government, Vermont  /  No Comments

Vermont Attorney General TJ Donovan filed an amicus brief with nine other attorneys general claiming that President Donald Trump’s revised immigration order is unconstitutional.

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Small town of Plainfield adopts sanctuary status for illegal aliens

By   /  March 8, 2017  /  Immigration, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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The rural community of Plainfield on Tuesday joined an increasing number of Vermont jurisdictions considered to be “sanctuary” communities for illegal immigrants.

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