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Anti-immigration posters appear on campus

Anti-immigration posters appear on campus

Brandon Arcari, Assistant Breaking News Editor January 15, 2018

This post was updated from a previous version 1/16/18 at 3:11 PM Several posters encouraging the deportation of people of color appeared on Waterman green Jan. 15. The posters, which read “stop...

Point Counterpoint: The Debate on DACA; Counterpoint: But we are obligated to uphold the constitution

Point Counterpoint: The Debate on DACA; Counterpoint: But we are obligated to uphold the constitution

James Simpson September 16, 2017

I am not going to argue whether it would be just to deport illegal immigrants who came here as children. The fact is deporting every single illegal immigrant would be cost-prohibitive and impossible. I...

Point Counterpoint: The Debate on DACA; Point: We have a moral duty to defend the Dreamers

Point Counterpoint: The Debate on DACA; Point: We have a moral duty to defend the Dreamers

Matthew Hagberg September 15, 2017

Immigrants have been and continue to be the backbone of the nation. Still, Donald Trump announced his decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. But why? DACA is a just...

Vermont refugees' employment issues

Vermont refugees’ employment issues

Gabriella Marchesi and Sarang Murthy April 6, 2017

Current Refugee Situation In the fiscal year 2015, the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants reported 69, 948 refugee admissions nationally. Three hundred-twelve of these refugees, hailing...

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

Burlington activists arrested by ICE officers

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,...

Don't let rhetoric divide us further

Don’t let rhetoric divide us further

Staff Editorial March 22, 2017

This week, Vermont and the UVM community saw the first community-altering event of Trump’s federal immigration policy. Friends and community members stand in jail cells, while their friends,...

‘Brooklyn’ follows familiar plot

‘Brooklyn’ follows familiar plot

February 10, 2016

A coming-of-age story is something to which we can all relate.Touching and delicately sweet, “Brooklyn” is the story of a young Irish immigrant named Eilis Lacey (Saoirse Ronan) and her journey to...

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