The Vermont Cynic

Migrant justice activists return home after immigration hearing

Photo courtesy of Migrant Justice
Enrique Balcazar (left) and Zully Palacios (right) are pictured. The two were recently released after being detained by ICE in New Hampshire.

Chloe Chaobal, Staff Writer

April 10, 2017

Protesters gathered outside the federal courthouse in Boston March 28 in support of recently arrested Vermont immigration activists. Enrique Balcazar and Zully Palacios, who are married, were arrested March 17 in Burlington. Palacios was arrested by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement for ov...

Burlington activists arrested by ICE officers

Zully Palacios (left) and Enrique Balcazar (right) are pictured. They, along with Alex Carillo-Sanchez, were arrested by ICE last week.

Erika B. Lewy, Assistant News Editor

March 24, 2017

Senior Jake Danford became close friends with a couple while interning at a Vermont advocacy group, Migrant Justice. Now, his friends may face deportation. The couple, Enrique Balcazar and Zully Palacios, were arrested by immigration enforcement March 17, he said. Danford hopes everyone remembers...

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