Category Archives: No Más Polimigra

Fair and Impartial Policing policy: update

By | January 7, 2021

Richmond Racial Equity, assisted by Migrant Justice and allied attorneys, gave a presentation to the Richmond Selectboard at their regular meeting on Monday, January 4, 2020 on the need for a modified Fair and Impartial Policing policy that would forbid Richmond police from cooperating directly with federal agencies regarding the immigration status of migrants and… Read More »

Fair and Impartial Policing Policy at the Richmond Selectboard on January 4

By | January 2, 2021

Members of Richmond Racial Equity, assisted by representatives from Migrant Justice, will be presenting to the Selectboard and to interested citizens of Richmond on the proposed Fair and Impartial Policing policy at the January 4, 2021 meeting of the Richmond Selectboard. The meeting will be conducted via Zoom, starting at 7 pm. The Fair and… Read More »

From the Huffington Post: “Trump Administration Moves To Freeze Wages For Farmworkers Before Leaving Office”

By | November 9, 2020

We saw the following article in the Huffington Post today and thought it was worthy of sharing. Click through to the link to read the article in its entirety, but in a nutshell: “The Trump administration is moving ahead with a federal rule that would freeze pay for many agricultural guest workers for the next… Read More »

Want to learn about Fair and Impartial Policing Policies?

By | September 24, 2020

Here’s a document to learn about how a Fair and Impartial Policing Policy could benefit all of the community members of Richmond, and Vermont as a whole. >> FIP – 11X17 Feel free to print it out and share! Most businesses and libraries can print off the 11×17 version. Here’s the simplified version in letter… Read More »

“All certified police officers have law enforcement authority throughout the entire state”

By | July 29, 2020

Please read this email question & answer between my wife and Richmond Sergeant Kyle Kapitanski. As the Policy & Policing group discussed on 7/28, it’s a sensible law to have in a small state – so e.g. when Richmond’s current police force of 2 can’t respond to a call, neighboring departments or VSP can step… Read More »

resources about migrant justice

By | July 14, 2020

https://migrantjustice.net/immigrant-rights file:///Users/anngnaumann/Documents/mythsandrealities-%20migrant%20justice.pdf https://migrantjustice.net/Goodrich-Farm?link_id=5&can_id=587005708a4bbb28435cb4241bb5a815&source=email-i-knew-i-wasnt-alone-workers-picket-abusive-farm&email_referrer=email_737925&email_subject=i-knew-i-wasnt-alone-workers-picket-abusive-farm Fair & Impartial Policing in Vermont History & Background: In response to repeated instance of racial profiling and collaboration between local police and immigration officials, Migrant Justice has been working for many years to implement bias free policing policies in the state. Years of courageous organizing by immigrants and people of color… Read More »

Here is the actual info about the migrant worker who died of Covid after being deported from VT

By | July 8, 2020

Migrant Justice Justicia Migrante Durvi Martinez, ¡Presente! Posted Tue, 07/07/2020 – 12:07pm Migrant Justice leader Durvi Martinez died on July 1st from COVID-19. Durvi contracted coronavirus soon after being deported from Vermont to Mexico. Durvi, a trans woman who had suffered severe violence before immigrating to the United States, was deported despite a pending asylum claim.… Read More »