NEK Asylum Seekers Assistance Network Hosts International Food Festival

ST. JOHNSBURY — The St. Johnsbury Welcome Center was transformed Saturday into the setting for an international food festival hosted by The Northeast Kingdom Asylum Seekers Assistance Network (NEKASAN), a nonprofit that has assisted 19 asylum seekers since it began its work. […]

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Secretary Blinken & Secretary Mayorkas host a press availability on Title 42 announcement

Under the leadership of the President and Secretary of State, the U.S. Department of State leads America’s foreign policy through diplomacy, advocacy, and assistance by advancing the interests of the American people, their safety and economic prosperity. On behalf of the American people we promote and demonstrate democratic values and advance a free, peaceful, and […]

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Fact Sheet: U.S. Government Announces Sweeping New Actions to Manage Regional Migration

Today, the Department of State (State) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) are announcing sweeping new measures to further reduce unlawful migration across the Western Hemisphere, significantly expand lawful pathways for protection, and facilitate the safe, orderly, and humane processing of migrants. […]

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State and local volunteers scramble to deal with increased crossings at the northern border

Since last Monday, three migrant families — more than a dozen people total — have arrived at the St. Johnsbury Welcome Center, transported by U.S. Customs and Border Protection and hoping to find transportation to final destinations outside Vermont. […]

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