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Immigrant activist gets boost from Vt. delegation

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All three members of Vermont’s congressional delegation have written letters supporting the efforts of immigrant activist Danilo Lopez to avoid deportation. Lopez, 23, was ordered to leave the country by July 5, nearly two years after a car in which he was a passenger was stopped for speeding and he and his cousin were turned over to the US Border Patrol. The men were among an estimated 1,500 migrant farmworkers who have been working on Vermont dairy farms and are in the United States illegally. Since the speeding stop, Lopez has become active in a successful bid to allow those farmworkers to get Vermont driver’s licenses.

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