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Vermont attorney general forms task force on immigration

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The state’s Democratic attorney general announced Wednesday that he has formed a task force to advise his office on the scope of its authority on immigration matters amid uncertainty about the federal government’s plans for refugees. T.J. Donovan made the announcement at a Statehouse press conference as President Donald Trump is said to be reviewing proposals that would restrict the flow of refugees to the United States. It also comes as Vermont begins to welcome Syrian refugee families into the state. It’s unclear what the state could do, if anything, if Trump issues an executive order that would halt Syrian refugees from coming to Vermont, Donovan said. Continue Reading →

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