Vermont immigrant rights group sues ICE for monitoring, infiltrating & ‘hunting down’ organizers

At least 20 active members of Migrant Justice have been arrested and detained by ICE.

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A major new federal lawsuit claims that immigration agents are targeting undocumented organizers for their activism in Vermont. The suit accuses Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the Department of Homeland Security and the Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles of carrying out a multiyear campaign of political retaliation against members of the group Migrant Justice. According to the lawsuit, Migrant Justice was infiltrated by an informant, and its members were repeatedly subjected to electronic surveillance. At least 20 active members of Migrant Justice have been arrested and detained by ICE. We speak with Will Lambek, an organizer with Migrant Justice, a Vermont-based group founded and led by immigrant farmworkers.

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  • Will Lambek

    organizer with Migrant Justice, a Vermont-based group founded and led by immigrant farmworkers.

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