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Read below for a sampling of press coverage of Migrant Justice over the years:

June 5, 2024, “Migrant Justice partnership releases updated housing and employment rights handbook for dairy workers,” Vermont Public

May 31, 2024, “Gov. Scott signs bill aimed to provide equity in grants and tuition regardless of residency status,” Bennington Banner

May 30, 2024, “Vt. bill would allow student financial aid regardless of immigration status,” WCAX CBS Channel 3

May 30, 2024, “Immigrants and lawmakers urging Gov. Scott to sign new education equity bill,” NBC Channel 5

May 25, 2024, “Farm workers rally at Hannaford headquarters,” News Center Maine

May 25, 2024, “Farmworkers protest Hannaford’s stance on ‘Milk with Dignity’ movement,” Portland Press Herald

May 24, 2024, “Migrant dairy farm workers ask Hannaford for more support,” WGME

May 17, 2024, “H5N1 doesn’t have to be a repeat of Covid-19’s ‘public health versus the economy,’” STAT News

May 4, 2024, “Walder: Updated policing policy continues to put immigrant communities at risk,” Rutland Herald

May 2, 2024, “Dairy workers call for Hannaford to join ‘Milk With Dignity,’” MyCamplainValley ABC/Fox 

May 1, 2024, “Vermont unions and advocacy groups celebrate International Workers' Day,” NBC Channel 5

April 30, 2024, “Vermont Farmworkers Go to Amsterdam to Fight for “Milk With Dignity”,” Truthout

April 12, 2024, “Vermont immigrant farmworker advocates go abroad as they continue fight for better protections,” Vermont Public

April 11, 2024 “A farm worker who fled violence in Guatemala to build a life in Vermont may lose it all,” Burlington Free Press

March 28, 2024, “Bi-National People's Tribunal on the Struggles of Farmworkers in North America,” Yahoo! Finance

March 27, 2024, “Mills’ farmworker minimum wage bill seen as progress but still creates ‘second-class’ workers,” Maine Beacon

March 22, 2024, “When Corporate Sustainability Goals Are Good for Business,” Modern Farmer

March 20, 2024, “Florida to Ban Farmworker Heat Protections. A Groundbreaking Partnership Offers a Solution,” Civil Eats

March 14, 2024, “10 years after 'Hide,' migrant farmworkers in Vt. are still seeking rights,” Vermont Public

March 13, 2024, “Protect immigrants from unfair policing,” The Commons

March 8, 2024, “Farmworker Festival Dials Up Pressure on Wendy’s Billionaire Chairman,” Truthout

February 29, 2024, “Officer who disparaged migrant worker quits Shelburne board,” Shelburne News

February 27, 2024, “Immigrant Dairy Workers Often Endure Substandard Housing Conditions. The Law Doesn’t Protect Them,” ProPublica

February 19, 2024, “Criminal Justice Council to decide on fair and impartial policing policy,” WCAX CBS Channel 3

February 19, 2024, “No Más Polimigra members: Protect immigrants from unfair policing,” VTDigger

February 16, 2024, “Migrant Justice launches a new and expanded survey of dairy farm workers in Vermont,” VTDigger

February 12, 2024, “Frustration mounts over delayed vote on Vermont’s fair and impartial policing policy,” VTDigger

February 8, 2024, “Vermont Criminal Justice Council member resigns following hot mic comment,” WAMC Northeast Public Radio

February 8, 2024, “Mike Major resigns from Vermont Criminal Justice Council after 'appalling incident',” Vermont Business Magazine

February 8, 2024, “Police officer resigns after 'offensive' comment during migrant worker's testimony,” NBC Channel 5

February 7, 2024, “A Remark Caught on Hot Mic Leads Deputy to Resign From Criminal Justice Group,” Seven Days

February 7, 2024, “Criminal Justice Council chair says there’s no place for racially insensitive cops in Vt.,” WCAX CBS Channel 3

February 7, 2024, “Officer resigns after hot mic moment disparaging migrant worker in criminal justice council meeting,” VTDigger

January 24, 2024, “Mellon Foundation Grant Will Support Migrant Justice Issues in Vermont,” Middlebury News Announcements

December 15, 2023, “Law enforcement raises migrant rights work concerns,” The Barre Montpelier Times Argus

December 14, 2023, “Up for a vote, limits on police-immigration intel surface law enforcement concerns,” Vermont Business Magazine

December 4, 2023, “Countering Hegemonic Human Rights Norms through Migrant Labour Organising: The Case of Migrant Justice,” Antipode: A Radical Journal of Geography

December 4, 2023, “Eco WURD Interview with Abel Luna,” Philadelphia Public Radio 

November 21, 2023, “Is Affordable Housing a New Worker’s Right?,” Capital & Main

November 13, 2023, “OSHA Investigates Small Dairy Farms So Rarely That Many Worker Advocates Don’t Bother to Report Deaths and Injuries,” ProPublica 

October 14, 2023, “A Worker-Driven Model for Protecting Labor Rights Is Successful- and Expanding,” Truthout

October 5, 2023, “More than 1,000 migrant workers critical to VT dairy”, The Charlotte News

September 29, 2023, Vermont Farmworkers Turn Up the Pressure on Hannaford, The Rake Vermont

September 22, 2023, “Backyard to table: The Huertas Project and cultivating food sovereignty”, The Vermont Cynic 

September 15, 2023, “David Van Deusen: Two terms as AFL-CIO president come to an end”, Bennington Banner 

September 11, 2023, “Windham Sheriff to discuss immigration enforcement policy”, Brattleboro Reformer 

September 11, 2023, “This Farmworker Collective is Organizing For ‘Milk With Dignity’ and More”, Modern Farmer

August 17, 2023, “Vermont immigrant dairy farmworkers face unique safety risks. Research shows this hotline helps” Vermont Public 

August 17, 2023, Los trabajadores agrícolas inmigrantes de Vermont enfrentan riesgos de seguridad únicos. Una investigación demuestra que esta línea telefónica ayuda.” Vermont Public

August 5, 2023, “Inside Maine’s ‘Milk With Dignity’ Movement” Bangor Daily News

August 4, 2023, “Milk With Dignity: the movement urging food suppliers to seek better work conditions on dairy farms” Maine Public

August 4, 2023, “This Day in Maine: a look at the Milk With Dignity movement” Maine Public

July 31, 2023, “'Led by us, the farmworkers': How Migrant Justice soccer tournament builds community” Burlington Free Press

July 31, 2023, “Annual Migrant Justice soccer tournament brings together Vermont's Latino community” Burlington Free Press

July 10, 2023, “Maine nears making farmworkers eligible for minimum wage” Maine Beacon

June 30, 2023, “Letter to the editor: Dairy workers need help, not news releases” Portland Press Herald 

June 27, 2023, “ Hannaford pushes back on activist calls to reform milk supply chain” Grocery Dive

June 27, 2023, “Hannaford Criticizes Vermont's Milk With Dignity Campaign” Progressive Grocer 

June 26, 2023, “ Hannaford Responds to Migrant Justice Campaign” Speciality Food Association

June 26, 2023, “Maine dispatch: advocates for migrant workers on dairy farms rally for rights” Jurist

June 26, 2023, “News & Commentary” On Labor 

June 26, 2023, “Milk With Dignity campaigns continue at Hannaford” Portland Press Herald 

June 25, 2023, “Protesters gather in Portland in support of dairy workers” WGME CBS 13

June 25, 2023, Milk With Dignity' protest held in Portland SaturdayWCSH 6 NBC (News Center Maine) Portland

June 23, 2023, “Dairy farm workers rallying Saturday to demand Hannaford’s supermarket chain adopt new code of conduct 101.9 WPOR

June 22, 2023, “Activists to rally in Portland on Saturday for dairy workers’ rights” Bangor Daily News 

May 31, 2023, “Migrant Workers Hold Up Vermont’s Dairy Industry — and Are Fighting for Better Working Conditions” Seven Days 

May 30, 2023, “Farm Aid's mental health hotline for ag workers is now available in Spanish” Vermont Public Radio

May 24, 2023, “Can a new program improve housing for VT migrant farmer workers? Sprague Ranch hopes so” Burlington Free Press

May 23, 2023, “Larissa Scaffidi: Why you should care about the Milk with Dignity campaign” VT Digger 

May 16, 2023, “Kate Sinz: Vermont migrant dairy farm workers face environmental threats” VT Digger

May 4, 2023, “Migrant Justice’s Milk With Dignity campaign rallies on” Addison County Independent 

May 4, 2023, “The urgent need for Migrant Justice: The systemic oppression of migrant workers in Addison County and a fight for visibility” The Middlebury Campus 

April, 26, 2023, “Episode 3: The Cows Don’t Milk Themselves!” Into the Mix, Vox Creative

May 3rd, 2023: "Juntos, Migrant Justice rally in solidarity with migrant workers." The Middlebury Campus

April 27th, 2023. "Milk With Dignity Event Held In Brighton." Newport Daily Express

April 25th, 2023. "Milk with Dignity is about fundamental human rights," Brattleboro Reformer

April 24th, 2023. "Pressure mounts on Hannaford to commit to dairy worker protections and rights," Maine Beacon

April 19th, 2023: "Farm­work­ers seek­ing dig­nity and fair hous­ing visit New­port," The Barton Chronicle

April 18th, 2023: “Kielich: Farmworkers’ Rights,” Rutland Herald

April 17th, 2023: "Miranda Degreenia: Vermont’s dairy industry needs to adopt Milk with Dignity;" VT Digger

March 29th, 2023. "Vermont Dairy Workers Battle Corporate Greed and Demand “Milk With Dignity”; Truthout

March 24, 2023. "Ben & Jerry's: 'No evidence' of child labor in Vermont supply chain," Burlington Free Press

March 17th, 2023. "Vt. lawmakers consider allowing agricultural, domestic workers to collectively bargain," Vermont Public 

March 3rd, 2023: "Balint demands answers from Ben & Jerry's regarding reports of child labor," Burlington Free Press

March 3rd, 2023: "Ben & Jerry's condemns child labor in Vermont's dairy industry after New York Times investigation," Vermont Public

February 19th, 2023. “​​Alone and Exploited, Migrant Children Work Brutal Jobs Across the U.S.” New York Times

February 14th, 2023. “Farmworker group says Hannaford's ethics help line hasn't fixed living conditions.” Vermont Public

January 13th, 2023, “¡Luchamos por alimentos justos! Los trabajadores contra la mayor empacadora de carne de EUA,” Gatopardo

January 9th, 2023, “Campaign to grant migrant farmworkers labor rights will get another shot this session,” Maine Beacon

January 5th, 2023, “Milk with Dignity Continues Fight for Farmworker Rights,” Maine AFL-CIO

December 23rd, 2022, “Working in their sleep,” New York Review of Books

December 19th, 2022, “How to Create a Worker Safety Hotline That Really Works,” Harvard Business Review

December 13th, 2022, “Letter: Do your part to keep our farmworkers healthy,” Yakima Herald-Republic

November 26th, 2022, “Immigrants, DHS settle case seeking activist targeting info,” MyCamplainValley ABC/Fox

November 22nd, 2022, Burlington coffee shop using World Cup watch parties to raise funds for migrant workers,” MyNBC

November 22nd, 2022 “Immigrants, DHS settle case seeking activist targeting info” WCAX

November 22nd, 2022 “DHS settles with Vermont-based immigrant advocacy group over claims of political targeting” Fox News 

November 18, 2022 “Absent Federal Oversight of Animal Agriculture Safety, State and Others Step Up for Change” Civil Eats 

November 14, 2022 “Animal agriculture is dangerous work. The people who do it have few protections” Civil Eats

November 7th, 2022 “Grace Oedel: Care, justice for farmworkers are critical for agricultural economy” VT Digger 

November 2nd, 2022 “Vermont dairy farmers are calling on Hannaford Supermarkets to join the Milk with Dignity program” Prism Reports  

October 31st, 2022 “V.t.’s housing health & safety system didn’t protect farmworkers, so created their own program” Vermont Public

October 12th, 2022, “The Overlooked Advantages of the Independent Monitoring and Complaint Investigation System in the Worker-driven Social Responsibility Model in US Agriculture,” Business and Human RIghts Journal

October 3rd, 2022 “Weekly farmworker pickets of Hannaford begin today in South Burlington” Vermont Biz

September 23rd, 2022 “Celebrate our migrant neighbors at a new festival in New Haven” Addison County Independent 

September 16th, 2022 “Vermont Organization continues the fight for migrant workers’ rights” mynbc5

September 15th, 2022 “Pride Center of Vermont declines Hannaford’s sponsorship in an act of solidarity” mynbc5

September 13th, 2022 “Pride Parade declines Hannaford sponsorship over farmworker issue” VermontBiz

September 13th, 2022 “Hannaford dropped from Vermont Pride after declining to meet with dairy workers” VTDigger

September 9th, 2022 “Milk with Dignity Program Celebrates 5th Year Sept. 24th in Greensboro” Caledonian Record 

September 2nd, 2022 “It’s past time to celebrate migrant-led labor organizing” Prism Reports

August 30th. 2022 “42 legislators are asking ICE not to deport Vermont farmworkers. Will Phil Scott join them?” VTDigger

August 17th, 2022 “How an annual soccer tournament brings together Vermont's farmworker community” Connecticut Public

Jul7 31, 2022 “Protesters demand better conditions for dairy farm workers outside Hannaford's corporate offices,” News Center Maine

July 29th, 2022 “Milk with Dignity campaign for migrant farm workers targets Hannaford” WMTW8 ABC

July 29th, 2022 “Dairy workers continue pressuring Hannaford to adopt stronger labor protections in supply chain” Maine Public  

July, 11th, 2022 “10 of Vermont's immigrant farmworkers petition ICE to stop their deportations” Burlington Free Press

July 7th, 2022 “Migrant Justice petitions ICE to stop the deportation of ten Vermont farmworkers” Burlington Free Press

June 21st, 2022 “Vermont farmworkers petition ICE to stop their deportations” VermontBiz

June 21st, 2022 “Migrant workers ask ICE to close their cases” NBC5 WPTZ

June 21st, 2022 “Supporters of migrant farmworkers rally against Vt. deportations” WCAX CBS News

June 21st, 2022 “Vermont farmworkers petition ICE to drop deportation cases, citing Biden administration guidance” VTDigger

June 14, 2022. “Mary Dingee Fillmore: End injustice on dairy farms. Hannaford, join Milk with Dignity,” VTDigger

May 6, 2022. “Lawmakers, governor weigh first ever environmental justice policy for Vermont” VPR

May 1, 2022. “Dairy workers call for Hannaford to join 'Milk with Dignity'” Bennington Banner

May 1, 2022. “At May Day rally in South Burlington, hundreds urge Hannaford to support dairy workers” VTDigger 

April 29, 2022. “Why Migrant Justice will campaign outside Hannaford stores on May 1,” VPR

April 28, 2022 “Let’s show up in solidarity with farmworkers: May 1 action with migrant justice” The Middlebury Campus

April 24, 2022. “Letter to the editor: Hannaford should support farmworkers, join Milk With Dignity program” Portland Press Herald

April 22, 2022. “Letter: Hannaford should join Milk With Dignity effort” Bangor Daily News

April 18, 2022. “Ashley Smith: Hannaford, join Milk with Dignity now,” VTDigger

March 21, 2022. “Shannon Lucy: Compassion for Ukrainians should extend to migrants already here” VTDigger

April 7, 2022. Andres Oyaga: Middlebury College ‘sustainability’ initiatives put blood in our energy. VTDigger

March 29, 2022. Sheriff Anderson, it’s past time to make Windham County safe for immigrantsBrattleboro Reformer.

March 22, 2022. Shannon Lucy: Compassion for Ukrainians should extend to migrants already here. VTDigger

March 7, 2022. Ben & Jerry's - From Cows to Cocoa: Our Linked Prosperity Business Model Works to Ensure Our Ingredient Producers Get Their Fair Share. MarketScreener

February 24, 2022. Sunrise Colby protests Hannaford’s unethical milk. The Colby Echo

February 23, 2022. Poll shows Vermonters willing to pay more for dairy, but getting that money to farmers is complicated. Vermont Public Radio.

February 17, 2022. Bill would prevent immigration arrests in and around courthouses. VTDigger 

February 16, 2022. Dairy workers bring fight for stronger labor protections to Hannaford's corporate headquarters. Maine Public Radio.

February 15, 2022. Dairy workers rally for more rights after Mills vetoes farmworker unionization bill. Maine Beacon.

February 2, 2022.  Three-town referendum asks sheriff to not work with federal immigration. Brattleboro Reformer

January 1, 2022. For Chobani’s Fair Trade Certification to Live Up to Its Promises, We’ll Need Organized Labor. Jacobin

January 14, 2022. Making Movements and Powerful Memories with Migrant Justice. The University of Rhode Island. College of Arts & Sciences blog.

January 6, 2022 Ben & Jerry's: How We're Working Toward a More Equitable Future For All; We use our business to fight for equity for all people MarketScreener 

December 16, 2021 Latina (Un)Equal Pay podcast conversation released by Vermont Commission on Women VT Digger 

December 15, 2021. Migrant Justice seeks to rein in Vermont law enforcement collaboration with federal immigration authorities. VT Digger 

December 9, 2021 Reflections from the Milk with Dignity action in Portland, ME (11/8/21): “Milk with Dignity is coming to town” The Middlebury Campus 

November 10, 2021. Hundreds protest Hannaford calling on chain to improve dairy worker conditions.  Maine Beacon

November 9, 2021. Dairy workers pressure Hannaford to improve farmworker protections at Portland rally. Bangor Daily News

November 9, 2021. At Portland rally, dairy workers pressure Hannaford to improve farmworker protections. Maine Public Radio

November 8, 2021. Farmworkers call on Hannaford Supermarkets to join the 'Milk with Dignity' program. NBC News Center Maine

November 4, 2021. Allegations of wage theft and labor misconduct persist at college-partnered dairy farm. The Middlebury Campus

October 21, 2021. Migrant workers vital to Vermont dairy industry need more social and medical support. UVM Rubenstein School

October 15, 2021. Migrant farmworkers fight to end collaboration between Vermont police and Border Patrol. The World

October 14, 2021. Migrant Justice presents Milk with Dignity tour. Brattleboro Reformer

October 8, 2021. Migrant farmworkers fight to end collaboration between Vermont police and Border Patrol. Vermont Public Radio (VPR)

October 8, 2021. Activists pressure Hannaford to improve conditions for dairy workers. Bangor Daily News

October 2, 2021. ‘Milk with Dignity’ campaign turns four. WCAX

September 28, 2021. Protestors rally for Haitain migrants outside Sen. Patrick Leahy’s office. Burlington Free Press

September 13, 2021. 'The Most Costly Journey' illustrates the trials, triumphs of Vermont's migrant farmworkers Bennington Banner

September 11, 2021: Rural Vermont: Stick up for all farmers, Rutland Herald

August 30, 2021: Immigration Activists Targeted for Deportation and Harassment, Reason

August 11, 2021: Brattleboro sets stronger fair/impartial policing policy, The Commons

August 6, 2021: Brattleboro adopts Migrant Justice's fair and impartial policing policy, Bennington Banner

August 5, 2021: Targeted But Not Silenced: A Report on Government Surveillance and Retaliation Against Immigrant Organizers in the United States, UW School of Law

August 4, 2021: Immigrant Activists Say ICE Is Purposely Targeting Them. They're Urging Biden To Help, NPR

August ? 2021: Errol Schweizer: Navigating the exploitive food system towards worker justice (ep319), Green Dreamer

July 30, 2021: Belabored: Why “Corporate Social Responsibility” Fails Workers, Dissent Magazine

July 26, 2021: Recognize the labor of farmworkers, too, VT Digger (Letter to the Editor)

July 25, 2021: Farm workforce act: A path to citizenship for undocumented farmworkers, or indentured servitude?, VT Digger

July 21, 2021: This New Law Would Be Good for Growers, Bad for Farmworkers, The Nation

July 21, 2021: The Northeast’s largest renewable natural gas digester begins operations in Salisbury, VT Digger

July 12,2021: Dairy workers demand Hannaford improve working conditions on Maine farms, Maine Beacon

June 25, 2021: Investors urge Hannaford Supermarkets to join Migrant Justice's Milk with Dignity campaign, VT Digger 

June 22, 2021: Shareholders to Hannafords: Join the Milk with Dignity program, Saint Albans Messenger

June 22, 2021: Got Justice? Milk, farm workers, and Hannaford, Pine & Roses

June 16, 2021 Why Dairy Farmworkers Are Moving Beyond Fair Trade, Forbes

May 20, 2021: Pesticide laws fail to protect the most vulnerable people in agriculture: children, The Counter

May 10, 2021: Marita Canedo of Migrant Justice on Milk With Dignity and Supporting Dairy Farmworker, Forbes Magazine Online

May 7, 2021: In Vermont, a new model emerges to improve migrant farmworker housing, Energy News Network

May 4, 2021: Vermont Law School Report Exposes Dire Lack of Legal Protections for Farmworkers Threatened by Heat Exposure and Pesticide Poisoning, PR Underground

May 4, 2021: Vt lawmakers look at expanding health care to undocumented kids, pregnant women, WCAX3

April 29, 2021: Undocumented women farmworkers toil under unique challenges, WCAX3

April 27, 2021: Worker solidarity rally on Mayday in Montpelier and Barre, Vermont Business Magazine

April 23, 2021: An Invisible Essential Labor Force: Migrant Women Farmworkers, CounterPunch

April 21, 2021: Federal Relief Could Fund Farmworker Housing Improvements, Advocates Say, Seven Days VT

April 21, 2021: Report shows migrant farmworkers live in insufficient housing, VTDigger

April 21, 2021: As Biden tweaks language around immigration, Upper Valley experts call for more substantive reform, Valley News

April 19, 2021: How the Powerless Win Power, The American Prospect

March 30, 2021: Portsmouth chef helps raise money for migrant workers, New Hampshire Union Leader

March 29, 2021: David Vargas, Vida Cantina to honor Cesar Chavez Day by helping migrant workers, Seacoastonline

March 25, 2021: Community group pushes police for stronger immigrant-protection policies, Community News Service

March 18, 2021: Episode 35: Marita Canedo of Migrant Justice on “Milk With Dignity”, The Checkout Radio Podcast

March 18, 2021, Migrant Justice calls upon Hannaford to join Milk with Dignity program, The Middlebury Campus 

March 9, 2021, End Vermont's Collaboration with the Border Regime, VT Digger 

March 7, 2021, 2 Billion Settlement Likely Excludes Migrant Workers Exposed to Roundup, VT Digger

March 3, 2021: Prioritizing migrant farm workers for COVID-19 vaccination,

February 25, 2021: The US Immigration System Treats Workers as Disposable, Jacobin Magazine

February 20, 2021, Vermont Immigrants Receive Support From Economic Stimulus Equity Fund, VTDigger 

February 7, 2021: Bill would prohibit school districts from hiring in-school police officers, VTDigger

February 6, 2021: Sierra Club awards local organizations for developing equitable transportation, WCAX3

February 4, 2021: Vermont Plans to Send Cash to Immigrant Farmworkers Left Out of Stimulus, Civil Eats

January 29, 2021: ‘I feel like my future is more secure’: Undocumented Immigrants Cautiously Hopeful for Path to Citizenship Under Biden, NBCUniversal 10 Boston

January 24, 2021: Richmond is among smaller Vermont towns taking new steps on police oversight, VTDigger

January 14, 2021: Covid relief for undocumentend immigrants begins rolling out, VTDigger

December 16, 2020: Why the Vermont Supreme Court is weighing in on two Richford residents’ drug charges, Saint Albans Messenger

December 15, 2020: Vermont Supreme Court weighs case that focuses on Border Patrol’s authority, VTDigger

December 9, 2020, Vermont rolling out COVID-19 stimulus for undocumented immigrants in 2021, Valley News

December 9, 2020: Covid aid for undocumented immigrants coming in 2021, VTDigger

December 6th, 2020: Denunciaron la persecución de ICE y ganaron una demanda contra la poderosa agencia federal, Univisión Aquí y Ahora

December 5, 2020: Hudson Mohawk Magazine Podcast, Interview with Will Lambek Dec 4, 2020, Independent Media Sanctuary

November 19, 2020: Worker-led programs like Milk with Dignity are key to protecting dairy farm workers, PRISM

November 13, 2020: A New Vision for Immigration, The Progressive

November 1, 2020: Across the U.S., Trump used ICE to Crack Down on Immigration Activists, The Intercept

October 30, 2020: Farm workers, including organizers, beat Trump twice in federal court in one day, People’s World

October 29, 2020: Activista mexicano en EE.UU.: “Aún sin documentos, tenemos muchos derechos,” CNN En Español

October 29, 2020: ICE agrees not to deport farmworker activists to settle retaliatory arrest claims, Reuters

October 29, 2020: ICE to Pay $100,000 Settlement for Targeting Migrant Justice Leaders in Vermont, Democracy Now!

October 29, 2020: ICE settles lawsuit filed by immigrant activists in Vermont, Bangor Daily News

October 28, 2020, Migrant Justice reaches $100,000 settlement with ICE over 2018 federal lawsuit, VT Digger

October 28, 2020: Trump Administration settles with Latino farm activists who said they were targeted over political work, The Washington Post

October 28, 2020: Migrant Justice Settles with ICE over Arrests, VPR

October 19, 2020: Tyler Jager: How Vermont can lead the country on immigration, VTDigger

October 15, 2020: Vermont becomes the first state to offer Covid-19 economic aid to undocumented immigrants, The Middlebury Campus

October 14, 2020: Activists demand Leahy, Sanders take action to block Supreme Court nominee, VTDigger

October 7, 2020: Weekly Update: Migrant Justice marks improving conditions for dairy workers in USA, Business and Human Rights Resource Centre

October 7, 2020, 'Everything is better': Effort grows to improve working conditions on Vermont dairy farms, Burlington Free Press

October 6, 2020, Dairy workers release report on “Milk with Dignity” success, VT Digger

October 5, 2020, 25 delegations ask Hannaford to join Milk with Dignity to ensure human rights for dairy workers, VT Digger

September 30, 2020, Legislation provides $1,200 for migrant farmworkers and others left out of CARES Act payments, VT Digger

September 29, 2020, R.E.S.P.E.C.T. (w/Migrant Justice) - ep70 - 9.30.20, No Politics at the Dinner Table

September 27, 2020, Amid COVID and Wildfires, Farmworkers Have Been Pushed to the Brink, Truthout

September 21, 2020, Targeted, Imprisoned, Deported, Dead: How ICE’s Detention Can Be Deadly to Migrants, In These Times

September 9, 2020, House forwards stimulus program for undocumented immigrants, Saint Albans Messenger

September 3, 2020, Protest of ICE data center in Williston, Vermont, Liberation News

September 2, 2020, Vermont Research News: Line dancing , bobcats, justice, phosphorus, Vermont Biz

September 2, 2020, Final Reading: House Appropriations ups Covid relief for undocumented to $5 mill, VT Digger

September 2, 2020, Gov. Scott proposes offering $1,200 in Covid aid to undocumented immigrants, Mountain Times

August 30, 2020, Vermonters protest ICE and Homeland Security, NBC5

August 28, 2020, Public weighs in on Vermont state budget proposal; VSEA argues against privatizing Woodside, VT Digger

August 27, 2020, Women's Legislative Caucus: Support relief payments to undocumented workers, families, VT Digger

August 26, 2020, "Milk Money: Will Stimulus Payments for Migrant Workers Happen?", VT Digger

August 25, 2020, "Gov. Scott proposes offering $1,200 in Covid aid to undocumented immigrants", VT Digger

August 19, 2020, "Why Is Vermonters' Response to the Census So Low?", Seven Days

August 17, 2020, "$200,000 to immigrant farmworkers in Vt.", The Sun Community News

August 14, 2020, "Migrant Justice distributes $200,000 in relief funds to immigrant farmworkers", Vermont Biz

August 13, 2020, "Why the ACLU is challenging the legality of 'border' checkpoints miles from a border", Saint Albans Messenger

August 6, 2020, "Vermonters call for police reforms in public forum", VT Digger

July 14, 2020, "Legal, financial and language challenges leave Vermont’s migrant workers especially vulnerable during Covid-19 crisis", The Middlebury Campus

July 12, 2020, "Ashley Smith et al: Building solidarity in the fight against the carceral state", VT Digger

July 7, 2020, "Farmworker Activist Dies of COVID-19 Following Deportation", Seven Days

July 2, 2020, "Hannaford urged to protect migrant worker rights as grocery sales grow, workers struggle", Burlington Free Press

June 23, 2020, "Moats: Migrant farm workers especially vulnerable to effects of pandemic", VT Digger

June 16, 2020, "Hundreds continue calls to cut Burlington police funding; use-of-force policy revised", VT Digger

June 10, 2020, "During the Pandemic, Vermont's Mutual Aid Groups Lend a Hand", Seven Days

June 7, 2020, “Slow Living Summit panels address food justice, climate change” Brattleboro Reformer 

June 3, 2020, “How Fostering Empathy for the People Who Feed Us Could Change Our Food System”, Civil Eats 

June 1, 2020, “VT Research News: Immigrant farmworker exploitation; food insecurity, and more” VT Digger 

May 28, 2020, “Essential but abandoned: Undocumented farmworkers in Vermont demand recognition”, Vermont Conversation

May 25, 2020, “‘They Should Include Us’: Vermont’s Immigrant Farmworkers Push For Coronavirus Aid”, VPR

May 22, 2020, “NOFA-VTs Pizza Oven ‘Feeds Those Who Feed Us’”, Seven Days

May 21, 2020, “Final Reading: Undocumented farm workers could see a stimulus check.” VT Digger

May 4, 2020, “A People’s Bailout: May Day in Burlington, VT”, Socialist Resurgence

May 4, 2020, "How Vermont is deciding to spend the largest federal grant it’s ever received", VT Digger

May 2, 2020, “Caravan draws attention to at-risk populations amid virus”, Eagle Times

May 1, 2020, “Photo Gallery: May Day rally brings attention to workers”, VT Digger

April 30, 2020, "May Day demonstrations to focus on support for ‘essential’ workers", VT Digger

April 28, 2020, "International Labor Solidarity in a Time of Pandemic", Boston Review

April 25, 2020, "Vermont Coronavirus Updates For Saturday, April 25", VPR

April 16, 2020, "Dan Baker: Dairy industry at particular risk from pandemic", VT Digger

April 14, 2020, "US food workers are in danger. That threatens all of us", The Guardian 

April 6, 2020, "Undocumented farmworkers essential, but excluded, in coronavirus response", VT Digger

March 19, 2020, "Farmers stay on the job in crisis — but it's not easy", Addison County Independent

March 17, 2020, "Bernie Has Shown the Way Forward With Latino Voters", Jacobin Magazine

March 17, 2020, "Social justice groups call for unity, issue demands at public event", VT Digger

March 12, 2020, "Midd missed the mark: Calling for a humane sustainability", The Middlebury Campus

March 10, 2020, "Burlington City Council votes to protect undocumented citizens", WCAX

March 3, 2020, "McGavisk & Smith: Burlington must ban collaboration between police and ICE", VT Digger

March 2, 2020, "Salisbury farm disputes account of migrant worker at center of alleged pay theft", My Champlain Valley

February 29, 2020, "Addison County farm workers protest alleged abuse, wage theft", My Champlain Valley

February 19, 2020, “Immigration rights protestors rally for policing policy changes in Burlington,” VT Digger

February 19, 2020, “Protestors push Burlington City Council to protect undocumented immigrants,” WCAX

January 23, 2020, “How Middlebury College can help Vermont workers,” The Middlebury Campus 

January 21, 2020, “Chittenden County Sheriff says deputy followed policy by calling Border Patrol,” Burlington Free Press

January 21, 2020, “Chittenden sheriff: Deputy followed policy in assisting detainment of Franklin County farmworker,” Saint Albans Messenger

January 21, 2020, “Deputy Who Detained Farmworker Acted Properly, Sheriff Says,” U.S. News & World Report

January 20, 2020, “Sheriff Clears Deputy Accused of Violating Fair and Impartial Policy,” Seven Days

January 20, 2020, “Sheriff Determines Deputy Did Not Violate ‘Fair and Impartial’ Policy In Traffic Stop,” VPR

January 20, 2020, “Vermont Women’s March takes to Castleton,” WCAX

January 17, 2020, “Sheriff’s Dept. releases investigation a month after ‘unjust arrest’ protests,” WCAX

January 16, 2020, “Nadando contra la corriente con Justicia Migrante: Episodio 29 - Acuerdo legal con el DMV / Agreement with the DMV,” CCTV

January 16, 2020, “DMV settles with Migrant Justice,” Saint Albans Messenger

January 16, 2020, “Vermont DMV settles anti-discrimination suit,” NBC5

January 15, 2020, “DMV lawsuit settled: State to shield immigration status from feds,” WCAX

January 15, 2020, “Vermont settles suit alleging it sent immigrant info to feds,” Rutland Herald

January 15, 2020, “DMV, Migrant Justice settle lawsuit,” Times Argus

January 15, 2020, “Vt. DMV Settles Anti-Discrimination Suit,” NECN

January 15, 2020, “DMV Settles with Migrant Justice Over Its Role In ICE Crackdown,” Seven Days

January 15, 2020, “AG’s office facilitates settlement of Migrant Justice Lawsuit,” Vermont Business Magazine

January 15, 2020, “Women’s March comes to Castleton on Jan. 18,” Rutland Herald

January 15, 2020, “Migrant Justice settles with DMV to halt information sharing with ICE,” VT Digger

January 15, 2020, “Vermont DMV Settles Lawsuit with Migrant Justice,” WAMC

January 8, 2020, “With Windex and Razors, Burlington ‘Vigilantes’ Target Hate-Group Stickers,” Seven Days

December 3, 2019, “Migrant Activists Allege Chittenden County Sheriff Deputy Violated Policy,” VPR

December 3, 2019, “Protestors rally against detention of farmworker after sheriff’s stop on I-89,” VT Digger

December 3, 2019, “Migrant Justice protests unlawful detainment of farm worker,” My Champlain Valley

December 3, 2019, “Migrant Justice protests ‘unjust arrest’ of farmworker,” WCAX

December 3, 2019, “Migrant Justice protests at Chittenden County Sheriff’s Office,” NBC5

December 3, 2019, “Migrant group protests detention of farmworker,” NBC5

December 2, 2019, “Migrant Justice plans protest over traffic stop leading to farmworker’s detention,” VT Digger

December 2, 2019, “Migrant Justice denounces traffic stop by Sheriff’s deputy after farm worker detained,” Burlington Free Press

December 2, 2019, “Migrant Justice Plans Protest After Farmworker is Detained,” Seven Days

December 2, 2019, “Traffic stop leads to detainment of Franklin County farmworker,” Saint Albans Messenger

November 26, 2019, “Moats: Immigration policy imposes fear on Vermont’s dairy workers,” VT Digger

November 25, 2019, “How a worker who survived a catastrophic building collapse ended up in ICE detention,” The Washington Post

November 20, 2019, “Migrant Justice Wins $150,000 Grant to Expand Milk With Dignity,” Seven Days

November 2, 2019, “‘Milk with Dignity’ protest at West Lebanon Hannaford advocates for farmworkers,” Valley News

November 1, 2019, “Farmworkers to demand Hannaford offer ‘Milk with Dignity’ at Saturday protests,” VT Digger

October 28, 2019,  “Lawsuit Alleges Authorities Illegally Questioned Man Seeking Driver’s License,” VT Digger

October 20th, 2019, “A ‘reasonable distance?’ Why U.S. Border Patrol can operate deep into Vermont,” Burlington Free Press

October 21, 2019, “Migrant Farmworkers Face Food Insecurity,” Addison County Independent

October 20, 2019, “Why U.S. Border Patrol can operate deep into Vermont,” Burlington Free Press

October 20, 2019, “Protesters Continue to Call for an End to ICE,” WCAX3

October 19, 2019, “Climate protesters campout on state house lawn for second day,” NBC5

Oct 15,  “Montpelier prepares for climate encampment,” The Barre and Montpelier Times

October 13, 2019, “YCQM, Oct 13,” WCAX

October 9, 2019, “Still in the shadows-Part 3,” WCAX3

October 8, 2019, “Still in the Shadows-Part 2,” WCAX3

October 7, 2019 “Bridport men plead not guilty to harassing migrant farm workers,” VT Digger 

October 4, 2019, “Can supermarkets support dairy farm workers?,” WCAX

October 5, 2019, “Farmworkers Pressure Hannaford Supermarkets to Commit to Better Pay, Working Conditions,” New England Public Radio

October 3, 2019, “Migrant Justice marches on Hannaford Supermarket,” WCAX

October 3, 2019, “Migrant Justice urges Hannaford to join ‘Milk with Dignity’ program,” VT Digger

September 27, 2019, “Addison County man accused of harassing Migrant Justice Members,” Burlington Free Press

September 27, 2019, “CAIR welcomes hate crime charge,” Rutland Herald

September 26, 2019, “Addison man cited for threatening call to Migrant Justice,” VT Digger

September 26, 2019, “Addison man accused of threatening Migrant Justice,” WCAX3                                  

September 25, 2019, “Climate protesters challenge lobby firm,” The Barre Montpelier Times Argus

September 15, 2019, “Vermont divided on opinions of ramped up Border Patrol checkpoints,” Valley News

September 5, 2019, “3 Cited for Vandalism; Group: Racist Attack on Farmworkers,” Burlington Free Press

September 4, 2019, “Bridport men charged with vandalizing migrant farmworkers’ homes,” VT Digger

September 4, 2019, “Police: Farm Family Feuds Led to Vandalism,” WCAX 3

September 4, 2019, “Three men cited in connection with vandalism of migrant workers' home,” NBC 5

September 4, 2019, “Voters to determine Vermont town's immigration policy,” Washington Times 

September 2, 2019, “ 'Why not have it in Vermont?' How ICE’s nerve center landed in Williston,” Burlington Free Press

August 29, 2019, “Police Investigate Possible Hate Crime in Bridport,” Addison Independent

August 29, 2019, “Police Investigating Possible Bias Crimes in Bridport,” WCAX 3

August 29, 2019, “Immigrant Rights Group Says Vandalism Targeted Farmworkers,” AP News

August 29, 2019, “Fair and Impartial Policing: Is it Happening in Vermont?,” VPR

August 28, 2019, “Border Patrol Arrests of Farmworkers Spur Rally in Newport,” VPR

August 28, 2019, “Migrant workers appear to be targeted in string of vandalism in Vermont,” NBC 5

August 28, 2019, “How Vermont is getting involved in opposing Trump's rule for detaining immigrant families,” Burlington Free Press

August 27, 2019, “Police Investigate Harassment of Migrant Workers,” VT Digger

August 20, 2019, “Vermont, New York Join Lawsuit Over New Immigration Restrictions,” MyChamplainValley

August 16, 2019, “Does Vermont’s Fair and Impartial Policing Policy Protect Immigrants?,” WCAX 3

August 15, 2019, “More than two dozen arrested at Vermont immigration protest,” Washington Examiner

August 14, 2019, “Border Patrol Agents Apprehend 18 People in Lebanon Area,” Valley News

July 17, 2019, “No immigration raid at Burlington restaurant Pho Hong, despite social media reports,” Burlington Free Press

July 15, 2019, “N.H. rally organizers raise $3,000 to help asylum-seekers, undocumented immigrants,” Valley News

July 15, 2019, “Immigration raids nationwide were slow to materialize Sunday - what happened in Vermont?" Burlington Free Press

July 13, 2019, “Fear And Anxiety Grip Undocumented Community Nationwide As Walmart Arrests Escalate,” Mitú

July 13, 2019, “Demonstrators gather to fight immigration conditions in southern border,” WCAX

July 12, 2019, “What States Do To Protect Undocumented Immigrants’ Driver’s License Information," HuffPost

July 12, 2019, “Regional Advocates Raise Concerns Over Planned ICE Raids,” WAMC Northeast Public Radio

July 10, 2019, “Walmart Arrests Show Why Undocumented Farmworkers Are Leery of Food Shopping,” Seven Days

July 9, 2019, “Vermont State Rep. Mollie Burke On Reports Of The State's DMV Sharing Data With ICE”, NPR

July 9, 2019, “Vermont one of two states that complied with ICE search of driver database,” Valley News

July 8, 2019, “Bristol paradegoers cheer for migrant justice,” Addison County Independent

July 8, 2019, “DMV Employees Have Been Accused of Collaborating with ICE. This Isn't The First Time,” Pacific Standard

July 8, 2019, “La Migra utiliza en secreto las licencias de manejar para deportar a migrantes,” Telemundo

July 8, 2019, “Law Enforcement Agencies Face Questions For Using DMV Databases For Facial Recognition,” NPR

July 3, 2019, “Burlington protesters call on Trump administration to end the detainment of immigrants,” Burlington Free Press

July 2, 2019, ” ‘Close the camps’ protest floods Church Street,” VT Digger

July 2, 2019, “Plattsburgh protesters call on Stefanik to visit southern border,” WCAX

July 1, 2019, “Rally held to protest arrest of 3 immigrant farmworkers,” WHDH News 7 Boston

June, 2019, “Farm­work­ers’ ar­rest prompts protest,” Barton Chronicle

June 29, 2019, “Arrest of three immigrant farm workers sparks protest,” WCAX

June 28, 2019, “3 farmworkers detained as immigration tensions escalate,” Vermont Digger

June 18, 2019, “21 New and Noteworthy Food and Farming Books to Read This Summer,” Civil Eats

June 10, 2019, “Advocates March to Protect Medicaid with weekend Barre Rally,” VT Digger

June 6, 2019, “Groundbreaking Reforms Could Finally Grant Protections to Farmworkers,” Truthout

June 3, 2019, “Food Insecurity And Fear: The Challenges Faced By Vermont's Migrant Farmworkers,” Vermont Public Radio

May 7th, 2019, “Less than 1 Percent of US Farmworkers Belong to a Union. Here’s Why,” Civil Eats

May 7th, 2019, “Remote Border Checkpoint In Vermont Draws Criticism,” Northeast Public Radio

May 6th, 2019, “Anti-bias policing policy heads to Senate floor vote,” Vermont Digger

April 29th, 2019, “Vermonters Marched 65 Miles for Climate Justice,” In These Times

April 24th, 2019, “University of Vermont professor publishes book on migrant farm worker food insecurity,” Vermont Digger

April 19, 2019, “Exploring the Causes of Food Insecurity Among Vermont’s Farm Workers,” Connecticut Public Radio

April 4, 2019, “New Book: Majority of Vermont’s Migrant Farm Workers are Food Insecure,” UVM Today

April 1st, 2019, “Putting the Freeze on ICE,” The Progressive

April 1st, 2019, “Faces of Dairy: Farmers talk challenges, opportunities,” Saint Albans Messenger

March 26th, 2019, “Undocumented Immigrants Want Driver’s Licenses—and to Be Shielded from ICE,” Civil Eats

March 20th, 2019, “Alarm over leaked US database targeting journalists and immigration activists,” The Guardian

March 13th, 2019, “Who Wants to Work on a Vermont Dairy Farm? A Reporter Spent a Week Finding Out,” Seven Days

Feburary 27, 2019, Compromise on the Table over State's Fair and Impartial Policing Policy, VT Digger

February 25, 2019, “Trump’s Justice Department Relents Immigration Policy Dispute with Vermont”, VT Digger

Feburaruy 20, 2019 “Middlebury Students Share Their Cultures, Expertise, with Local Youth, Middlebury Newsroom

January 24, 2019, “Should Vermont beef up its fair and impartial policing policy?” WCAX

January 24, 2019, “Migrant LGBTQ Leader Faces Deportation After ICE Arrest at Courthouse”, Seven Days

January 23, 2019, “Migrant Justice & ACLU to Testify on Problems with Vermont’s Fair & Impartial Policing Policy”, Vermontbiz

January 18, 2019, Congressional delegation supports legislation protecting undocumented farmworkers, VT Digger

January 15, 2019, “We Can’t Let Migrant Justice be Persecuted”,

Janurary 9, 2019 Progressive groups gather at opening of legislative session, Reformer

January 2, 2019, Lawsuit says DMV continues to feed immigrant info to feds, WCAX

December 20, 2018, “Migrant Activists Question Why Feds Were Called After Farmworkers Arrest”, VPR

November 14, 2018, "Activistas de inmigración demandan a agentes federales en Vermont", Telemundo Nueva Inglaterra

November 14, 2018, “Migrant Justice Sues ICE over Detainment of Member Leaders”, USNews

November 14, 2018, “Migrant Justice Sues VT DMV, ICE over Detainment of Member Leaders”, WCAX

November 14, 2018, “Lawsuit: Feds Used an Informant to Infiltrate Migrant Justice”, Seven Days

October 19, 2018, “Feds Funding Border Patrols: Grants Significant Sources of Funds for Sheriff”, St Albans Messenger

October 3, 2018, “Ben & Jerry’s Vows to Better Conditions for Migrant Workers”, Seven Days

October 3, 2018, “Ben & Jerry’s Strikes Deal to Improve Migrant Workers’ Conditions”, NY Times

September 6, 2018, “Got Dignity? Dairy Farmworkers Now Do”, Law at the Margins

August 13, 2018, “Ben & Jerry’s ‘Milk With Dignity’ Pact With Farmworkers Seems To Be Paying Off”, NPR

July 26, 2018, “Ben & Jerry’s Sees Success in Program Aimed at Protecting Migrant Farmworkers”, NBC

July 26, 2018, “Ben & Jerry’s Joins with Migrant Justice”, Vermont Buisness

July 25, 2018, “‘Milk with Dignity’ Called a Success for Farms and Workers”, VPR

July 25, 2018, “Ben & Jerry’s Advocacy Group: Farmworker Program a Success”, Star Tribune

July 25, 2018, “Ben & Jerry’s Sees Success in Program Aimed to Protect Migrant Farm Workers”, New England News

July 4, 2018, “Middlebury Animation Studio Short Addresses Family Separation”, Seven Days

July 4, 2018, “Sanders Calls for Reform of ICE”, Bennington Banner

June 30, 2018, “Slideshow: Hundreds of Marchers in Burlington Decry Trump’s Immigration Policies”, Seven Days

June 29, 2018, “Vermont Farmworker jailed After Arrest by Ice”, Seven Days

June 21, 2018, Sen. Leahy calls for hearing on family separation policy, VT Digger.

June 21, 2018, Peter Welch: Eyewitness account of ‘government sanctioned child abuse,’ Burlington Free Press.

June 20, 2018, Trump Dials Back Family Separation, Critics Remain Vocal, VT Digger.

June 19, 2018, Top Vermont law enforcement officials rebuff family separations, VT Digger.

June 15, 2018, VT Insights: Welch sees 'horror and sorrow' of separating immigrant children from parents

June 13, 2018, A Visit to Vermont to See Milk with Dignity in Action, NEO Philanthropy.

May 29, 2018, Milk with Dignity Leader Takes Home 2018 Discount Foundation Award, Jobs with Justice.

May 8, 2018, New England ACLU Affiliates Sue Immigration Enforcement Records, ACLU Vermont.

May 4, 2018, Look us in the eye, Wendy’s! Farmworker women and men to confront Wendy’s Board at shareholder meeting, Coalition of Immokalee Workers.

May 2, 2018, “Eighth Wonder: All About Waking Windows, Vermont’s Coolest Music Fest”, Seven Days

April 25, 2018, “‘Now We Are More Scared’: Migrant Workers, and Dairy Farms, Feel Threat of Immigration Policy”, The Middlebury Campus

April 24, 2018, “Immigration Officials Detain 2 Workers in Grafton County”, NHPR

April 24, 2018, “Upper Valley migrant farmwokers detained”, WCAX

April 24, 2018, “Migrant farm workers detained at Woodsville Walmart”, Concord Monitor

April 24, 2018, “Border Patrol Arrests, Targeting Of Immigrant Activists Rises Dramatically In Vermont”, Shadowproof

April 10, 2018, “Of the Earth: Bearing witness to the food system’s human cost”, Greenfield Recorder

April 4, 2018, “ICE arrests aimed at silencing immigrant-rights activists, critics say”, The Arizona Republic

April 3, 2018, “Trump’s Increasingly Lawless Quest to Enforce a Bogus Rule of Law on Immigration”, Reason

April 3, 2018, “6 Questions For Rafaela Rodriguez Of The Milk With Dignity Program”, Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group

March 30, 2018, “ICE’s tyrannical campaign to silence dissent”, The Week

March 28, 2018, “What Will The Immigration Muddle Mean For Construction Employers?”, Engineering News-Record

March 26, 2018, “Anti-racism film ‘Dolores’ to be shown at the Marquis”, Addison County Independent

March 24, 2018, “Migrant Farm Workers Detained”, Valley News

March 22, 2018, “Five days in pictures: Farmworkers fast for freedom from sexual violence in the fields”, The New Food Economy

March 21, 2018, “From Vermont to the Philippines, ‘We Are All Fast-Food Workers Now’”, VT Digger

March 19, 2018, “Florida’s Farmworkers Take Their Fight to Park Avenue”, Civil Eats

March 18, 2018, “Groups allege ICE is targeting immigration activists”, The Hill

March 16, 2018, “See The 20+ Immigration Activists Arrested Under Trump”, WAMU

March 16, 2018, “Immigration Advocates Warn ICE Is Retaliating For Activism”, NPR

March 15, 2018, “These Farmworkers Know How to End Sexual Harrassment in the Fields. Will Wendy’s Listen?”, The Nation

March 15, 2018, “Sandra Batchelder & Dana Woodruff: Who belongs in Vermont?”, VT Digger

March 14, 2018, “Immigrant Advocates Claim ICE Is Targeting And Deporting Them For Speaking Out”, NPR

March 12, 2018, “Activist says immigrant’s release will lessen deportation risk”, VT Digger

March 8, 2018, “Why boycott Wendy’s? Ask women farmworkers.”, Open Democracy

March 6, 2018, “Dairy Worker Arrested by Border Agents Released on Bond”, U.S. News & World Report

March 5, 2018, “Vermont dairy worker arrested after dentist visit granted bail while facing deportation”, Burlington Free Press

February 25, 2018, “How migrant workers took on Ben & Jerry’s - and won a historic agreement”, The Guardian

February 20, 2018, “Border Patrol, Migrant Justice dispute account of arrest at ‘sensative location’”, Burlington Free Press

February 20, 2018, “Border agents detain immigrant dairy worker leaving the dentist on claim he was ‘very suspicious’”, Think Progress

February 19, 2018, “Migrant Justice to rally for farm worker”, My Champlain Valley

February 18, 2018, “Protest planned after immigration arrest of dairy worker”, VT Digger

February 14, 2018, “Watts: Immigration”, VPR

February 13, 2018, “ICE persigue a activistas inmigrantes y organizaciones que los apoyan, alega demanda federal”, La Opinión

February 13, 2018, “Senate panel asks to delay anti-bias policing policy”, VT Digger

February 12, 2018, “Senate begins debate on DACA with a blank slate”, VT Digger

February 12, 2018, “Judges Across U.S. Are Halting Trump’s Mass Deportations & Ruling Immigrants Have Due Process Rights”, Democracy Now

February 9, 2018, “First Amendment Lawsuit: ICE Targets Immigrant Rights Groups And Activists For Political Speech”, Shadow Proof

February 9, 2018, “ICE Is Targeting Political Opponents For Deportation, Ravi Ragbir And Rights Groups Say In Court”, The Intercept

January 31, 2018, “Immigrant policing change weighed”, Rutland Herald

January 30, 2018, “Activists ask lawmakers to postpone new policing policy”, WCAX

January 30, 2018, “Activists Ask Lawmakers to Postpone New Policing Policy”, U.S. News

Januay 29, 2018, “Migrant Workers: Vermont Policing Policy Could Help Trump’s Deportation Plans”, VPR

January 26, 2018, “Detained migrant worker released”, WCAX

January 26, 2018, “Michael Pollen Talks Farm-To-Table Food --- And LSD”, Austin Monthly

January 25, 2018, “Vt. migrant workers concerned about immigration crackdown”, WCAX

January 25, 2018, “Vermont lawmakers continue to grapple with state’s Fair and Impartial Policing policy”, My Champlain Valley

January 24, 2018, “Feds file charge after Colchester ICE raid”, VT Digger

January 24, 2018, “Rights groups may get more time to change anti-bias policing policy”, VT Digger

January 24, 2018, “Civil liberties activists, police discuss new impartial policing policy”, NBC5

January 23, 2018, “Vermont Dreamers hope Congress acts soon”, VT Digger

January 23, 2018, “Man picked up in Colchester immigration raid in federal court Tuesday”, My Champlain Valley

January 23, 2018, “ICE arrests 14 Vermont workers; employer could face charges”, NBC5

January 23, 2018, “ICE Raids Days Inn in Colchester, Vt.”, Valley News

January 23, 2018, “Operativo de ICE en Vermont salda con 14 arrestos en lugar de trabajo”, Mundo Hispánico

January 23, 2018, “ICE arresta a 14 trabajadores indocumentados en conocida cadena de hoteles”, La Opinión

January 22, 2018, “UPDATED: Congress moves to end shutdown”, VT Digger

January 22, 2018, “ICE raids Days Inn in Colchester”, Brattleboro Reformer

January 22, 2018, “14 Undocumented Workers Arrested by ICE At Colchester Hotel”, VPR

January 22, 2018, “Immigrant advocates say 14 arrested in Vermont hotel raid”, WCAX

January 22, 2018, “UPDATED: Ice Raids Days Inn in Colchester”, VT Digger

January 22, 2018, “Advocates say immigration officers arrest 14 at Colchester hotel”, Burlington Free Press

January 22, 2018, “Immigrant advocates say 14 arrested in Vermont hotel raid”, The Seattle Times

January 22, 2018, “Fourteen Undocumented Workers Detained in Colchester Hotel Raid”, Seven Days VT

January 22, 2018, “ICE arrests 14 people at Colchester hotel, according to Migrant Justice spokesperson”, My Champlain Valley

January 19, 2018, “Trump Administration Using ICE to Target Immigration Activists”, Mint Press News

December 28, 2017, “4 Heartwarming Stories of Triumph Over Adversity In 2017”, Huffington Post

December 22, 2017, “Scott joins call for Congress to make DACA program permanent”, Bennington Banner

December 14, 2017, “Vermont: cuando los migrantes se organizan”, Proceso

December 12, 2017, “Prohibition On Reporting Immigration Status Not Part Of New Policing Policy”, VPR

December 12, 2017, “New policing policy doesn’t do enough to protect immigrants, advocates say”, VT Digger

December 12, 2017, “Despite Activist Outcry, Panel Passes Updated Impartial Policing Policy”, Seven Days VT

December 11, 2017, “Advocates say fair policing policy threatened by federal threats”, WCAX

December 11, 2017, “Traffic Stop Of Migrant Workers Raises Questions About Policing Policy”, VPR

December 8, 2017, “Footage Shows Feds Using Ethnic Slur During Traffic Stop”, Seven Days VT

December 7, 2017, “ACLU questions Vt. policing policy change”, WCAX

December 7, 2017, “Vermont Immigrant Advocates Question Policing Policy Change”, U.S. News

December 7, 2017, “Rights groups say proposed changes weaken police anti-bias policy”, VT Digger

December 1, 2017, “Mexican Consulate Coming To Middlebury On Saturday”, VPR

November 29, 2017, “Marquis Theater and SURJ Join in Anti-Racism Film Series”, The Middlebury Campus

November 21, 2017, “Court ruling could weaken federal pressure on VT, BTV immigration sanctuary policies”, Burlington Free Press

November 17, 2017, “What does DOJ threat mean for Vt. undocumented immigrants”, WCAX

October 31, 2017. “Farmworkers of the World, Unite!” Huffington Post

October 20, 2017. “Vermont dairy workers win historic workers’ rights agreement: educators cheer” Education Votes

October 19, 2017. “How Milk with Dignity got a historic agreement.” Socialist Worker

October 18, 2017. “Migrant Justice Says Federal Agencies Target Its Members, Now, It’s Seeking Records in Court.” Vermont Public Radio

October 18 2017. “Migrant Group Accuses Federal Government of Targeting Them” Associated Press

October 16, 2017. “Migrant Justice sues feds for information, claiming harrasment.”Burlington Free Press

October 13, 2017. “Socially Responsible Way to Eat Ice Cream.” Human Rights First

October 11, 2017. “Thelma Gomez and Will Lambek on Justice for Migrant Workers.” A Worldview Apart.  

October 13, 2017 “Ben & Jerry’s forms partnership with Vermont co-op to promote better working conditions” Co-op News

October 12, 2017.  “Farmworkers get Ben & Jerry’s to sign.” Worker’s World/Mundo Obrero

October 5, 2017, “Logran lecheros acuerdo con trabajadores migrantes” El Pulso Laboral

October 4, 2017, “Migrant Justice sign dairy farm worker human rights agreement with Ben & Jerry’s” RI Future

October 4, 2017 “Ben & Jerry’s Signs Labor Agreement Protecting Farm Workers” Democracy Now

October 4, 2017, “Ben & Jerry’s Signs Deal to Improve Migrant Dairy Workers’ Conditions,” Vermont Public Radio

October 4, 2017, “Ben & Jerry’s Vows to improve dairy farmers’ working conditions” Orlando Sentinel

October 4, 2017, “Ben & Jerry’s Pledges to Protect Dairy Worker’s Rights” Civil Eats

October 4, 2017, “Ben & Jerry’s acuerda mejorar las condiciones de los trabajadores inmigrantes en granjas lecheras” Mundo Hispanico

October 4, 2017 “Logran acuerdo empresa y trabajadores inmigrantes de industria lechera” 20 Minutos

October 4, 2017, “La norteamericana Ben & Jerry’s Implementa Histórico Para Sus Obreros” Mas Que Vida Digital

October 3, 2017, “Ben & Jerry’s acuerda mejorar condiciones de los trabajadores” Metro PR

October 3, 2017 “Stated Clerk letter, Stony Point Center, local Presbyterians all played role in October 3 agreement between Migrant Justice and Ben & Jerry’s” Presbyterian Church US

October 3, 2017, “Ben & Jerry’s agrees to improve conditions for farmworkers” Daily Mail

October 3, 2017, “Famous Ice Cream Brand to Encourage Human Rights Improvements,” NECN

October 3, 2017, “Ben & Jerry’s agrees to Milk with Dignity campaign” Burlington Free Press

October 3, 2017, “Ben & Jerry’s Strikes Deal to Improve Migrant Dairy Worker’s Conditions,” New York Times

October 3, 2017, “ Migrant Justice, Ben & Jerry’s Make Milk with Dignity Deal,” My Champlain Valley

October 3, 2017 “Ben & Jerry’s signs ‘Milk with Dignity’ pact with migrant workers,” VT Digger

September 20, 2017, “Dairy Workers embark on 10 city speaking tour targeting Ben & Jerry’s” , VT Digger

September 20, 2017. “Bullying at the Border Hurts Vermont” Brattleboro Reformer

September 19, 2017, “Human Rights Can’t Wait!” Food Solutions New England

September 8, 2017. “10th annual Vermont Sings for Peace to benefit Migrant Justice” VT Digger

August 14, 2017, “What Will America Eat When Trump Throws Out Migrant Labor,”, Pacific Standard

August 10, 2017, “Sanctuary Policy was passed in Vermont to to protect a big state secret. Migrant farm workers,” Circa

August 9, 2017, “Villalobos Brothers Perform Barnard Benefit for Migrant Farmworkers Saturday Night,” Valley News

July 10, 2017, “Poverty Wages, Deportations, Wage Theft, Cockroaches: Farmworkers Demand Dignity from Ben & Jerry’s” Truthout

June 27, 2010. “Thirteen Miles of Dignity: Hundreds March on Ben & Jerry’s Vermont Factory for Migrant Worker’s Rights - Photo Essay” Toward Freedom

June 23, 2017, “Immigration police grab two more activists”, Socialist Worker

June 22, 2017 “Dairy worker detained after march”, Stowe Today

June 21, 2017, “Funcionarios de Vermont abogan por activistas ante el ICE”, Gerente

June 21, 2017, “2 immigrant farmworkers arrested after Ben & Jerry’s”, Fort Bend Herald

June 21, 2017, “2 Mexican Immigrant Dairy Farmers Arrested After Marching to Ben & Jerry’s Factory, Held on Immigration Charges”, Burlington Patch

June 20, 2017, “Immigrant Workers and Activists Challenge Ben & Jerry’s Over Working Conditions”, truthdig

June 20, 2017, “Farmworkers’ arrest brings protest to ICE”, St. Albans Messenger

June 20, 2017, “Vermont: ICE Arrests Two Farmworker Activists with Group Migrant Justice”, Democracy Now

June 19, 2017, “Arrestan en Vermont a dos migrantes mexicanos”, Telemundo

June 19, 2017, “Border Patrol Arrests Two Mexican Farm Workers in Vermont”, Seven Days

June 19, 2017, “Migrant Justice Protests for Release of Two Members”, My Champlain Valley  

June 19, 2017, “Activists Seek Release of Dairy Workers Detained After March”, Vermont Digger

June 19, 2017, “Activists Call for Release of Undocumented Farmworkers in Vermont”, NECN

June 19, 2017, “Dairy Workers Detained Following Weekend Protest”, WCAX

June 19, 2017, “Protesters decry farmworkers’ arrest after Ben & Jerry’s march”, Burlington Free Press

June 19, 2017, “Immigrant farmworkers arrested after Ben & Jerry’s march”, CBS News

June 19, 2017, “Two Vermont Dairy Workers Arrested And Handed Over to Immigration”, VPR

June 19, 2017, “2 Immigrant Dairy Farmworkers Arrested After March”, U.S. News & World Report

June 19, 2017, “Border Patrol detains two dairy workers driving home from immigrant rights march”, Daily Kos

June 19, 2017, “Dairy Workers Lead 13-Mile March on Ben & Jerry’s”, VT Digger

June 19, 2017. "Scores of farmworkers, activists march on Ben & Jerry's", Burlington Free Press

June 19, 2017, “Scores of farm workers, activists march on Ben & Jerry’s”, USA Today

June 18, 2017, “Acto en Vermont expresa apoyo a inmigrantes”, Gerente, via Associated Press

June 18, 2017, “Migrant Justice: Two Arrested After Saturday March”, My Champlain Valley

June 18, 2017, “Farmworkers Arrested by Border Patrol After 13-Mile Dairy March”, NECN

June 18, 2017, “Farm workers Protest Ben & Jerry’s”, Boston Herald Radio

June 18, 2017, “Ben & Jerry’s Needs to Put Their Money Where Their Mouth Is”, The Mary Sue

June 17, 2017, “Migrant Justice Takes Fight to Ben & Jerry’s Factory”, My Champlain Valley

June 17, 2017, “The Latest: Farm workers, activists march on Ben & Jerry's” The Tribune

June 17, 2017, Scores of farm workers, activists march on Ben & Jerry’s, The Washington Times

June 17, 2017, Scores of farm workers, activists march on Ben & Jerry’s, The Daily Mail

June 17, 2017, Scores of farm workers, activists march on Ben & Jerry’s, National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

June 16, 2017, “Advocates For Vermont Dairy Workers Plan Saturday March on Ben & Jerry’s”, VPR

June 16, 2017, “Joann Kamuf Ward and Benjamin Hoffman: Ben & Jerry’s Not Living Up to Its Values”, VT Digger

June 16, 2017, “Dairy workers to lead 13-mile march on Ben & Jerry’s Saturday”, Vermont Biz

June 16, 2017, “Why I’m Marching to Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Plant” Civil Eats

May 18, 2017, “In Hardwick, A Discussion Of What Deportations Would Mean For Vermont Dairy”, Vermont Public Radio

May 17, 2017, “After arrest, undocumented immigrant says Trump targets activist leaders for deportation”, Concord Monitor

May 11, 2017, “ICE came for us and the community stood up”, Socialist Worker

May 11, 2017, “Ways of Seeing: ‘Milk with Dignity’ a worthy goal”, Addison County Independent

May 9, 2017, “Immigrant activist returns to Mexico from federal retention”, VT Digger

May 8, 2017, “Activists still move in the spirit of John Brown”, NCPR

May 8, 2017, “Migrant Justice Advocate Accepts ‘Voluntary Departure’ to Mexico”, Seven Days

May 8, 2017, “ICE: Undocumented dairy worker to be deported”, WCAX

May 3, 2017, “Migrant Justice hits Ben & Jerry’s”, Rutland Herald

May 2, 2017, “Advocates Protest Immigration Policies”, WAMC

May 2, 2017, “May Day Activists Demand Ben & Jerry’s Implement Milk with Dignity”, WAMC

May 2, 2017, “Migrant Group Puts Pressure on Ben & Jerry’s on May Day”, U.S. News & World Report

May 2, 2017, “UPDATED: Migrant Advocates to Attend Democratic Awards”, VT Digger

May 1, 2017, “Workers march for better conditions in Burlington”, WCAX

May 1, 2017, “Migrant Justice calls on Ben & Jerry’s during March for Dignity”, MyNBC 5

May 1, 2017, “The Day Without Immigrant Workers Has Begun”, The Nation

May 1, 2017, “On May Day, Migrant Justice to march on Ben & Jerry’s”, Vermont Biz

April 30, 2017, “Burlington police chief has message for U.S. attorney general”, VT Digger

April 30, 2017, “Migrant Justice challenges Ben & Jerry’s”,  Burlington Free Press

April 19, 2017, “Letter: Rallying for Migrant Justice”, Brattleboro Reformer

April 11, 2017, “Farmworkers Advocates Confront Ben & Jerry’s Board Members to Protest Labor Conditions”, VPR

April 11, 2017, “Migrant Justice Protests Outside Ben & Jerry’s Board Meeting”, My Champlain Valley Fox44 & ABC22

April 4, 2017, “Dairy Workers Protest At Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day in Call For Better Labor Conditions”, VPR

April 4, 2017, “Farmworker Rights Leaders Plan to Protest on Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day”, Huffington Post

April 4, 2017, “Migrant Workers Group protests Ben & Jerry’s”, Washington Examiner

April 4, 2017, “Free-cone seekers swallow moral dilemna”, Burlington Free Press

April 4, 2017, “Migrant Justice During Free Cone Day”, My Champlain Valley Fox44 & ABC22

April 1, 2017, “Funcionarios de Vermont abogan por activistas ante el ICE”, Gerente, via Associated Press

March 31, 2017, “Cesar Chavez, jail time, and migrant justice today”, Lily’s Blog (from National Education Association)

March 30, 2017, “Officials vent to feds about immigration crackdown”, Vermont Digger

March 29, 2017, “After Protests, ICE Releases Two Vermont Migrant Activists and Seattle DREAMer”, Democracy Now

March 29, 2017, “America’s deportation squads want to expel our neighbors. We are saying no”, The Guardian

March 29, 2017, “Fear on the farm: In Vermont, migrant dairy workers and their bosses worry about Trump”, CBC News

March 29, 2017, “Area Groups to Discuss Sanctuary”, Valley News

March 28, 2017, “Morning Shift: Did ICE Target Vermont Activists?”, POLITICO

March 28, 2017, “Released Migrant Justice organizers speak out at BTV rally”, Burlington Free Press

March 28, 2017, “Undocumented Migrant Justice members honored, back in Vermont after arrests”, MyNBC 5

March 28, 2017, “2 activists arrested by immigration officials are released”, New Jersey Herald via Associated Press

March 28, 2017, “It’s Law: Vermont Limits the Role of Local Cops In Federal Immigration Enforcement”, Vermont Public Radio

March 28, 2017, “In Boston, Federal Judge Holds One Vermont Immigration Activist, Releases Two Others”, Latino USA

March 28, 2017, “"Zully, Enrique, Alex, listen, we're fighting", Al Dia

March 27, 2017, “Federal Judge Releases 2 Vermont Migrant Activists Arrested by ICE”, WBUR News

March 27, 2017, “Titterton: Citizenship”, Vermont Public Radio

March 27, 2017, “N.H. dairy farms deal with threat of labor deportations”, Concord Monitor

March 27, 2017, “Migrant Justice Cases Spark Protest at Boston Immigration Court”, Seven Days VT

March 27, 2017, “ICE Arrests Two More Immigration Activists in Burlington”, America’s Voice

March 27, 2017, “About 100 protest detention of Vermont farmworker activists”, Associated Press

March 26, 2017, “Hundreds in Boston Will Protest Vermont ICE Arrests”, The Boston Globe

March 25, 2017, “My undocumented friend: Carlos does the work few in Vermont want to do”, The Guardian

March 24, 2017, “Burlington Activists Arrested by ICE officers”, The Vermont Cynic

March 24, 2017, “Were These Vermont-Based Immigrants Detained by ICE as Retaliation For Their Activism?”, Remezcla

March 23, 2017, “Feds could ICE-out dairy economy: deporting workers would ‘devastate’ farms”, Addison County Independent

March 23, 2017, “Tales of deportation in Trump’s America: Week Two”, BBC News

March 22, 2017, “Protesters demand release of immigration rights activists arrested by ICE”, Brattleboro Reformer

March 22, 2017, “Vermonters Protest Arrests of Migrant Farmworkers”, Valley News

March 22, 2017, “In Trump Era, a Pattern of Deportation as Retaliation is Emerging”, Truthout

March 22, 2017, “ICE’s war on immigrant organizers in Vermont”, International Socialist Organization

March 22, 2017, “I.C.E. Agents Arrest and Detain Three Migrant Justice Organizers in Burlington”, The Middlebury Campus

March 22, 2017, “ICE’s war on immigrant organizers in Vermont”, Socialist Worker

March 21, 2017, “Thousands Show Support For Detained Human Rights Leaders in Vermont”, Latino Rebels

March 21, 2017, “More than 200 rally in Montpelier after ICE Arrests”, NBC5

March 21, 2017, “After Arrests, Attorney Says ICE is Targeting Migrant Justice”, Seven Days VT

March 20, 2017, “CCTV Denounces Federal Detention of Migrant Justice Activists”, CommonGood VT

March 20, 2017, “Human Rights Leaders from Migrant Justice Targeted in Vermont,” NESRI (National Economic and Social Rights Initiative)

March 20, 2017, “Migrant Justice to Hold Another Rally”, My Champlain Valley

March 20, 2017, “Vermont’s Congressional Delegation Joins the Criticism of ICE Arrests”, Seven Days VT

March 20, 2017, “Organizer: ICE Detention of Immigrant Rights Activists in Vermont is Clear Case of Political Retaliation”, Democracy Now

March 20, 2017, “Feds Deny Targeting Political Activists”, Vermont Digger

March 18, 2017, “Large Protest in Vt. After Feds Arrest Immigrants”, My Champlain Valley

March 17, 2017, “Advocates call for release of undocumented worker arrested in Burlington”, Burlington Free Press

March 17, 2017, “ICE Detains Two More Migrant Justice Activists”, Vermont Digger

March 17, 2017, “Two More Vt. Migrants Are Detained”, Valley News

March 17, 2017, “Justice for Migrant Workers in Vermont!”, Weave News

March 17, 2017, “Undocumented farm worker arrested by ICE while attempting to settle DUI case”, MyNBC5

March 16, 2017, “ICE Agents Arrest Dairy Worker en Route To Burlington Courthouse”, Vermont Public Radio

March 16, 2017, “Feds Pick Up Unauthorized Immigrants Arriving at State Courts”, Vermont Digger

January 12th, 2016, "Episode 24: On ICE," WNPR New England News Collaborative

December 22nd, 2016, "Federal authorities are still arresting immigrants who aren't top priorities for deportation," WBUR Morning Edition

December 20th, 2016, "A path forward for Migrant Justice," VT Digger

December 20th, 2016, "A path forward for Migrant Justice following the elections," WDEV Equal Time Radio

December 18th, 2016, "Vermont cities wrestle with sanctuary state rules," Burlington Free Press

December 14th, 2016, "Sanctuary Cities in Vermont," VPR Vermont Edition

December 10th, 2016, "Vermont migrants watch nervously," Barre-Montpelier Times Argus

November 11th, 2016, “Migrant Justice: Our Entire Community Feels Fear”, ABC/Fox My Champlain Valley

November 10th, 2016, “Migrant Justice says community is nervous after Trump’s win”, NBC Channel 5 WPTZ

November 10th, 2016, “Migrant Workers: On the Heels of the Election, Increased Anxiety”, Seven Days VT

November 9th, 2016, “Vermont’s left considers its future under President Trump”, VT Digger

October 9th, 2016, "Emails show DMV fraud-fighting spilled over into immigration enforcement," VT Digger

September 22nd, 2016, Immigration activists protest arrest of dairy worker who allegedly overstayed visa. NBC Channel 5 WPTZ

September 22nd, 2016, Migrant Justice to ICE, Release our friend Miguel, ABC/Fox My Champlain Valley

September 22nd, 2016, Vermont dairy farm worker detained by federal agents, CBS Channel 3 WCAX

July 18th, 2016, Sanctuary cities are some of the few safe havens for undocumented immigrants, The Nation

July 11, 2016: Migrant Justice’s Milk With Dignity Program Fights for Fair Labor in Vermont Food Tank

June 27, 2016: Victor Diaz is still fighting for justice

June 19, 2016, “New bias-free policy for VT police”,  Burlington Free Press

June 17, 2016, “New Policy Helps Clarify Police Role in Immigration Enforcement”, VPR

June 16, 2016, “Migrant Justice: Human Rights and Food Justice”, Vermont Conversations

June 15, 2016, “Fair and impartial policing policy: Mandatory on July 1”, Times Argus

June 15, 2016, “New standards on bias-free policing hailed as positive step”, Vermont Digger

June 15, 2016, “Grand Isle County Sheriff's Department settles discrimination case”, WCAX

June 14, 2016, “Vermont Sheriff Department Pays to Settle Instance of Discrimination”, VPR

June 13, 2016, “County sheriff's office settles discrimination case for $30,000”, Vermont Digger

May 4, 2016 “Migrant worker living in Vt. expected to be released from jail" WCAX

May 4, 2016, “Migrant Justice, bail granted for activist facing deportation” Vermont Digger

May 4, 2016 “Vermont Migrant activist freed by judge,” Burlington Free Press

May 4, 2016 “Detained Farmworker Activist Victor Diaz to be released on Bond,” 7Days

May 1, 2016 “Rallies continue against deporting Victor Diaz” My Champlain Valley

April 28, 2016 “Human Rights Leader arrested in Stowe" Stowe Reporter

April 27, 2016 Farmworkers are taking on poor pay and conditions and winning" Huffington Post

April 25, 2016 "Activists demand release of nationally recognized migrant worker" WCAX

April 22, 2016  “Leahy to intervene in detention of migrant worker,”  Burlington Free Press

April 22, 2016  “Advocacy group calls for release of detained migrant activist,” VPR

April 22, 2016, “Migrant rights group fights to keep member from being deported” My Champlain Valley

March 28th, 2016, "Brick thrown through window of activist building with 'Black Lives Matter' Sign", Democracy Now!

March 25th, 2016, “Activists Say Their Office Was Target Of Racially Motivated Attack”, VT Digger

March 24th, 2016, “Police Investigate Possible Racial Bias Incident”, WCAX

March 24th, 2016, “Police: Brick Thrown Through Window At VT Worker's Center”, My Champlain Valley

March 15th, 2016, “Burlington Police Face Pushback On Homeland Security Partnership”, Seven Days

March 15th, 2016, “Advocates Question Letting Burlington Police Act As Federal Agents”, VT Digger

March 14th, 2016, “Possible Partnership between Burlington Police and Homeland Security”, My Champlain Valley

December 18th, 2015, “Discrimination Case Highlights Police Bias Toward Immigrants, Advocates Say”, VT Digger

August 26th, 2015, “Farmworkers Reach Agreement with Ben & Jerry’s”, Christian Science Monitor

August 24th, 2015, “Milk With Dignity: Farmworkers Reach Important Agreement with Ben & Jerry’s”, Food Tank

July 17th, 2015, "Dairy Workers Challenge Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream", NPR

July 6th, 2015, “New York Times hails efforts by Vermont dairy workers”, Coalition of Immokalee Workers

July 6th 2015, “How Migrant Farmworkers are Cross-Pollinating Strategies and Winning”, Labor Notes

July 5th 2015, “Protests Target Ben & Jerry’s”, Dallas Morning News

July 3rd, 2015, “Farm Labor Groups Make Progress on Wages and Working Conditions”, The New York Times

June 21st, 2015, “Ben & Jerry’s Agrees to ‘Milk with Dignity’ Agreement”, VT Digger

June 19th, 2015, “Migrant Farmworkers Ask Ben and Jerry’s to Provide ‘Milk With Dignity’”, Truth Out

May 27, 2015 “This Will Make You Think Twice About Downing That Pint of Ben & Jerry’s in One Sitting”, The Nation

May 12, 2015, “Farmworkers Target Ben & Jerry’s”, VT Public Radio

May 11, 2015, “Will Ben and Jerry’s Help Improve Conditions for Dairy Workers”, Civil Eats

January 12th, 2015, “Massachusetts Migrant Advocacy Group Says Vermont DMV Personnel May Be Tipping Off Immigration Service”, VT Digger

December 8th, 2014, “Vermont Activists Join National Call to Cut US Funding to Mexico Following Students’ Disappearance”, Toward Freedom

December 3rd, 2014, “Vermonters Urge Leahy: Enforce the Leahy Law”, VT Digger

November 20th, 2014, “Advocacy Group Reacts to Obama’s Immigration Plan”, VT Public Radio

October 23rd, 2014, “Farm to Plate Tackles Food Equity Issues”, VT Digger

June 3rd, 2014, “Dairy Work Has Sourced Vermont’s Migrant Workers”, In These Times

May 19th, 2014, “Advocates for Migrant Dairy Workers Focus on Housing”, VT Digger

May 19th, 2014, “Migrant Workers Demand Better Working Conditions At Vermont Dairy Farm”, Fox News Latino

May 19th, 2014, “Vermont Migrant Farm Workers to Focus on Housing”, The Barre Montpelier Times Argus

May 19th, 2014, “Vermont Migrant Farm Workers to Focus on Housing”, The Brattleboro Reformer

May 17th, 2014, “Defienden a Jornaleros en Vermont”, Terra

May 5th, 2014, “Bias-free Policing is a Small Price to Pay to Protect Rights”, Addison County Independent

May 1st, 2014, “Lawmakers Share Personal Stories in Debate Over Bias-Free Policing”, VT Digger

May 2nd, 2014, “Vermont House OKs Collecting Profile Data”, Rutland Herald

April 17th, 2014, “19 Immigrant-Rights Activists Arrested at Suffolk Jail”, Boston Globe

March 14th, 2014, “Advocates Say State Needs Stronger Bias-Free Police Laws”, VT Digger

March 14th, 2014, “Panel Sees Little Data on Bias Free Policing”, Rutland Herald

March 14th, 2014, “Little Data on Police Anti-Bias Progress”, The Barre Montpelier Times Argus

March 13th, 2014, “Vt. Panel Sees Lack of Bias-Free Policing Data”, The Washington Times

March 13th, 2014, “Vt. Panel Sees Lack of Bias-Free Policing Data”, WCAX

January 2nd, 2014, “Migrant Workers Revving Up For Driver’s Licenses”, Burlington Free Press

July 3rd, 2013, “VT Migrant Worker Danilo Lopez May Avoid Deportation”, VT Digger

July 16th, 2013, “Immigrant Activist Danilo Lopez Gets to Stay”, Boston Globe

June 19th, 2013, “Immigrant Activist Gets Boost From VT Delegation”, Channel 5 News

June 11th, 2013, “Supporters Rally to Block Removal of Vt. Activist”, Boston Globe

June 11th, 2013, “Movement Launched to Halt Deportation of Vermont Migrant Worker Who Fought for Driver’s Privilege”, VT Digger

June 11th, 2013, “Supporters Rally to Block Vt. Activist’s Deportation”, The Barre Montpelier Times Argus

June 10th, 2013, “Supporters Rally to Block Removal of Vt. Activist”, Channel 5 News

June 6th, 2013, “Vermont Allows Migrants to Drive”, Valley News

June 6th, 2013, “New Law Offers Migrant Farm Workers in Vermont the Privilege to Drive”, Vermont Biz

June 5th, 2013, “Shumlin to Sign Immigrant Drivers Bill”, WCAX

June 5th, 2013, “Leader in Immigrant License Push Faces Deportation”, Channel 5 News

June 5th, 2013, “With Promise of Driver’s Licenses, Migrant Farmworkers Hope for the Best” Seven Days

April 8th, 2013, “Vermont Senate Advances Immigrant License Bill”, Channel 5 News

April 5th, 2013, “With 27-2 Vote, Senate Backs Bill Allowing Undocumented Mirgant Workers to Drive in Vermont”, VT Digger

April 5th, 2013, “Vt. Senate Greenlights Driving Privileges for Immigrant Farmworkers”, WCAX

April 5th, 2013, “VT State Considers Driver's Licenses for Migrant Workers”, North Country Public Radio

April 5th, 2013, “VT State Advances Immigrant License Bill”, VT Public Radio

March 29, 2013, “Senate Panel Advances Driver’s Licenses for Undocumented Farm Workers”, Burlington Free Press

March 29th, 2013, “Vermont Could Become the Third State to Approve Driver’s Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants”, Media Mobilizing Project

March 14th, 2013, “Senate Panel to OK Driver’s Licenses for Undocumented Workers”, Channel 5 News

March 14th, 2013, “Vermont Cannot Wait- Migrant Justice Day of Action”, Migrant Justice on YouTube

February 13th, 2013, “Senate Hearing on Immigration Reform Touches on Human Cost of the Debate”, NBCLatino

February 11th, 2013, “Vermont UCC Reaches Out to Migrant Dairy Farm Workers”, United Church of Christ

January 18th, 2013, “Sunday Jobs: A Voice for Vermont’s Migrant Workers”, Burlington Free Press

January 18th, 2013, “Health Board Considers Cost of Care for Migrant Farm Workers”, VT Public Radio

January 15th, 2013, “Committee Supports Driver Licenses for Undocumented Workers”, WCAX

December 6th, 2012, “Migrant Justice Brings Home the Reality of Vermont’s Hidden Workers”, Basement Medicine

December 15th, 2012, “Vt. Legislative Panel Ponders Immigrant Licenses”, Rutland Herald

December 13th, 2012, “Migrant Worker Driver’s Licenses Recommended by Study Group”, VT Digger

December 13th, 2012, “Panel Says Immigrant Farmworkers Should Get Driver’s Licenses”, VT Public Radio

December 6th, 2012, “Innovations and Collaborations Grant Program At the Vermont Community Foundation Awards $222,000 to 13 Nonprofit Organizations This Fall”, VT Digger

November 1st, 2012, “Vermont’s Silent Voices”, Basement Medicine

October 22nd, 2012, “Vt. Faith Group Adds Voice to Immigrant Discussion”, WCAX

October 23rd, 2012, “Religious Coalition Backs Migrant Rights”, Vermont Today

October 4th, 2012, “Vt. Committee Considers Migrant Farmworker Licenses”, WCAX

October 4th, 2012, “Vt. Considers State ID’s for Undocumented Immigrants”, Channel 5 News

October 4th, 2012, “Few Obstacles Seen to Allowing Migrant Workers to Have Drivers Licenses”, VT Digger

October 3rd, 2012, “Migrant Farmworkers Make Pitch for Drivers’ Licenses”, VT Public Radio

October 2nd, 2012, “Bank Group Warns About ID Change”, Vermont Today

September 12th, 2012, “Research Sheds Light on Lack of Health Care for Migrant Workers”, University Communications

August 14th, 2012, “Committee Considers Alternative IDs for Migrant Workers”, Vermont Today

August 12th, 2012, “Vermont Not a Workers Paradise: Wage Slavery in Dairy Farms Leads to Protests”, Environmental and Food Justice

August 8th, 2012, “Should Undocumented Workers Get Vt. Driver’s Licenses?”, WCAX

May 30th, 2012, “Mexican Evolution”, Seven Days

May 24th, 2012, “State Says Secure Communities Won’t Change Bias Free Policy”, VT Public Radio

May 23rd, 2012, “Vermont Now Part of US Secure Communities Program”, Boston Globe

May 23rd, 2012, “Feds Say There is No Opting Out of Secure Communities Policing”, VT Digger

May 22nd, 2012, “Vermont Now Part of Feds’ ‘Secure Communities’ Program”, Burlington Free Press

April 23rd, 2012, “Migrant Justice Recognized on Vermont State House Chamber”, YouTube

April 9th, 2012, “Vermont Considers Driver’s Licenses for Migrant Workers”, Farmworkers Forum

March 7th, 2012, “Migrant Justice Press Conference”, YouTube

February 22nd, 2012, “ Immigrant Farm Workers Push for Guest Worker ID’s”, Capitol Press

December 20th, 2011, “Danilo Lopez of Justicia Migrante Migrant Justice Speaking at the Vermont Human Rights Conference”, Vermont Workers Center YouTube

December 11th, 2011, “State, Local Policies Emerge on Immigration”, Wall Street Journal

December 11th, 2011, “State, Local Policies Emerge on Immigration”, Business Week

December 11th, 2011, “State, Local Policies Emerge on Immigration”, The Christian Science Monitor

December 11th, 2011, “State, Local Policies Emerge on Immigration”, Boston Globe

Nov 23rd, 2011, “Food Justice Wins We Can Be Thankful for This Year,” Color Lines  

November 11th, 2011, “New 'Bias-Free' Immigration Policy Presents Challenges,” VPR

November 7th, 2011, “Mexican Organizers Say Immigration Problems Don’t Stop at the Borders,” VT Digger

November 5th, 2011, “Vermont Bans State Police from Asking About Legal Status for Suspected Illegal Immigrants,” MASS LIVE

November 5th, 2011, “Under New Rules, Vermont State Police Can No Longer Ask Undocumented Residents About Immigration Status,” VT Digger

November 4th, 2011, “State Revises Its ‘Bias-Free’ Policing Policy,” VPR

November 4th, 2011, “Shumlin Makes ‘Look the Other Way’ Official Immigration Enforcement Policy,” Seven Days  

November 4th, 2011, “Shumlin Effectively Puts ‘Look the Other Way’ in Writing,” WPTZ

November 4th, 2011, “Shumlin Unveils Bias-free Policing Policy,” WCAX

November 5th, 2011, “VT Amends Policy on Illegal Immigrants,” Brattleboro Reformer

November 1st, 2011, “Why Farmer Chris Wagner Hired Migrant Workers to Milk his Cows,” Seven Days

October 17th, 2011, “VT Farmworkers say they had a good meeting with governor,” Boston Globe

October 17th, 2011, “Migrant Workers Continue to Lobby Governor,” Rutland Herald

September 27th , 2011, “Vermont Migrant Farmworkers,” CCTV Live at 5:25  

September 15th, 2011, “VT Governor Wants Police Directive on Migrant Workers: Shumlin Says State Policy Is To 'Look The Other Way',” WPTZ  

September 14th, 2011, “Did VT Police Target Migrant Farmworkers?” WCAX

September 14th, 2011, “Migrant Farmworker Arrests Prompt Internal Police Investigation,” WCAX

September 13th, 2011, “Video: Migrant Farm Worker Leader Detained; 3 Arrested; Gov. Shumlin Orders Investigation,” Seven Days

August 26th, 2011, “Traven Leyson's Show on Healthcare and Migrant Justice,” CCTV

August 18th, 2011, “Migrant Workers to Shumlin: Denounce Immigration Enforcement Program,” Seven Days  

July 20th, 2011, “Migrant Workers Lobby Governor to Speak Out Against Federal Immigration Program,” Seven Days

June 10th, 2011, “Vermont Breaks Ground in Health Coverage for Migrant Workers,” Color Lines

May 20th, 2011, “Bikes Break Down Migrant Worker Barriers,” North Country Public Radio

May 3rd, 2011, “Activists Want Farmworkers Covered in Health Care System,” VPR

May 2nd, 2011, “Coverage for Migrant Farmworkers Sticking Point for Health Care Coverage,” VPR

May 2nd, 2011, “Activists Decry Exclusion of Undocumented Workers,” VTDigger

January 31st, 2011, “Coalition Promotes Bias-free Policing,” Addison County Independent

November 29th, 2010, “Dairy Laborers Who Sought Back Pay Find Work in County,” Addison Independent

November 19th, 2010, “Migrant Worker Files Complaint for Unpaid Wages,” VPR

November 18th, 2010, “Migrant VT Farm Workers go on Strike for Back Wages Owed,” Green Mountain Daily

July 13th, 2010, “Film Explores Death of Migrant Worker on VT Farm,” VPR

July 1st, 2010, “Mexican Farmworkers Doc Debuts in Burlington,” North Country Public Radio

June 30th, 2010, “A Vermont Documentary Follows a Dead Dairy Worker Home, to Mexico,” Seven Days

June 28th, 2010, “Tragedy Spurs a Movement: Grassroots Group Forges Connection Between Mexico, Vermont,”  VTDigger

June 26th, 2010, “VT film documents hardships of migrant farmworkers,” “Rutland Herald

April 15th, 2010, “Son of Migrant Worker Lends 'Voices' to Cause: Enosburg H.S. Junior Translates for New Web Site,” Migrant Justice (St. Albans Messenger)    

January 15th, 2010, “Body Of Farmworker Returned To Mexico,” VPR

January 9th, 2010, “After Migrant Worker's Farm Death, Advocates Hope to Bring Changes,” Times-Argus

January 9th, 2010, “Santiz Cruz Will be Buried Monday in Chiapas,” VT Digger

January 8th, 2010, “Vermonters Build International Solidarity with Migrant Farm Worker Community,” Green Mountain Daily

January 4th, 2010, “The Real Price of Milk,” The Atlantic   

December 23rd, 2009, “Vigil for Mexican Farmworker Oveth Santis Cruz,” CCTV

December 23rd, 2009, “Vermonters Grieve ‘Invisible Life and Death’ of Migrant Farm Worker Killed in Farming Accident,” Green Mountain Daily   

December 28th, 2009, José Obeth Santiz Cruz Memorial Fund,” Vermont Workers’ Center

December 27th, 2009, “Young Man’s Accidental Death on a Vermont Dairy Farm Points up Migrant-Worker Conundrum,” VT Digger

December 23rd, 2009, “Vigil Held for Mexican Farm Worker,” WCAX News