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Vermonters Protest Arrests of Migrant Farmworkers

  • Philip Ramirez, of St. Albans, holds his son William, while standing in support during a rally for detained Migrant Justice members Cesar Alex Carrillo Sanchez, Jose Enrique Balcazar Sanchez, and Victoria Palacios Rodriguez, on the Statehouse steps in Montpelier, Vt., Tuesday, March 21, 2017. Ramirez, who works on a dairy farm, said that Balcazar, an outreach worker for Migrant Justice, had assisted his famiy several times with information and support. (Valley News - James M. Patterson) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

  • Solmarie Deida, 4, stands during a rally on the Statehouse steps in Montpelier, Vt. Tuesday, March 21, 2017, with her mother Lymarie Deida, of Williston, as she reads a letter from her husband Alex Carrillo, who was detained by federal immigration agents last week. Carrillo is an member of Migrant Justice an organization that provides services to members of the migrant farm labor community. (Valley News - James M. Patterson) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

  • Marchers kneel in a moment of silence, closing the intersection of State and Main Streets in Montpelier, Vt. for three members of the migrant labor assistance organization Migrant Justice who have been detained by federal immigration officials, Tuesday, March 21, 2017. “This is really a crescendo, having a couple arrests within a week,” said Will Lambek, a Migrant Justice staff member who led the march. (Valley News - James M. Patterson) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.


Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Photographs from the protest in Montpelier on March 21, 2017.