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All Eyes on Wet’suwet’en: International Call for Solidarity!

This is reposted from the website for the Unist’ot’en Camp website. See the original here.

Updated February 16, 2020: 

For the Week of Action, January 7-12, 2020, you answered the call for solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en nation. You organized rallies, marches, and rolling blockades. You put pressure on the government and industry. You raised funds, called your representatives, and disrupted “business as usual” all over the continent and the globe!

All of our supporters helped us achieve the major victory of evicting Coastal GasLink from our unceded lands. In the face of increasing RCMP threats of violence and intimidation, we asked you to KEEP GOING, and you showed up. read more

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Migrant Justice settles discrimination lawsuit with Vermont DMV

We’re happy to share this press release from our comrades at Migrant Justice. This is a crucial victory for undocumented folks in Vermont. Onwards! 

January 15, 2020, Montpelier, VT  Human rights organization Migrant Justice and the Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles have reached a settlement in a federal anti-discrimination lawsuit. The Vermont-based farmworker group, accompanied by its legal team, announced the settlement Wednesday in a press conference in the state’s capital.

“With this settlement, the state of Vermont makes good on its promise to guarantee access to driver’s licenses without discrimination,” said Migrant Justice leader and suit plaintiff Enrique Balcazar. “Though justice delayed is justice denied for the many whose lives have been ruined by the DMV’s harmful collaboration with ICE, we firmly believe that this settlement will put an end to that abuse of power going forward. Vermont’s immigrant community can now safely exercise this hard-fought right.” read more