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Migrant justice activists return home after immigration hearing

Migrant justice activists return home after immigration hearing

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

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, were arrested by immigration enforcement March 17, he said. Danford hopes everyone remembers...

Students give support for migrant workers

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor

October 4, 2016

Students rallied against the deportation of a migrant rights leader Oct. 3 outside Bailey/ Howe Library. Miguel Alcudia could potentially be thrown out of the country. “Not one more, not one more,” the protesters chanted while holding up signs that read “Free Miguel.” Students joine...

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