Caledonian Record: Local Nonprofit Helps Asylum Seekers From Other Countries

December 29, 2022 A local non-profit organization has been operating quietly for the past few years. But at Wednesday night’s St. Johnsbury Select Board meeting, they publicly announced themselves to the community. Northeast Kingdom Asylum Seekers Assistance Network (NEKASAN) has been helping those who flee their home countries due to violence and fear and enter […]

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VTDigger: Quilting project welcomes Winooski immigrants with blankets

WINOOSKI — Woven fibers and written stories tie past immigrants to recent refugees in a unique crowd-sourced art project that’s now in Vermont. Sixty quilts pinned with welcome notes are on display at the Heritage Winooski Mill Museum through February. But unlike a typical exhibit, the works of art will be given away at the […]

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The Telegraph: The ‘road of death’: A treacherous, jungle trafficking route lined with rotting corpses

Patrolled by drug traffickers and armed bandits, the Darien Gap is a prominent route to North America – and one of the most dangerous. […]

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What does the end of ‘Remain in Mexico’ mean for asylum?

Migrants no longer have to wait in Mexico for a court hearing in the US.That’s been the case for asylum seekers since 2019 when the Trump administration introduced Migrant Protection Protocols or MPP.  The policy is more commonly referred to as “Remain in Mexico” and the Biden administration has been trying to end it since last year… […]

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Political historian Heather Cox Richardson on the current border situation

March 13, 2021 Heather Cox Richardson Republican pundits and lawmakers are, once again, warning of an immigration crisis at our southern border. Texas governor Greg Abbott says that if coronavirus spreads further in his state, it will not be because of his order to get rid of masks and business restrictions, but because President Biden […]

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March/April 2021 Newsletter

Asylum Seeker

Overview Over the last few months, we have been working on policies to ensure a safe and welcoming environment for our present and future guests, to provide hosts and sponsors with the support and resources they need, and to strengthen our financial base so that we might welcome more asylum seekers. We have also begun […]

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United Africa

map of Africa

United Africa When I think of the acres of African colossal cocoa,I get worried why among continents, we still kowtow.When I think of African ubiquitous universitiesthen I question their production of degrees of young societal liabilities.When I think of the vast uncultivated African lands,I become ashamed of our leaders constantly stretching begging hands.When I think […]

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