Vermont’s Department of Motor Vehicles regularly worked with federal immigration officials to identify undocumented immigrants who went to the agency to apply for their driver’s licenses, documents released by the American Civil Liberties Union show.
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Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials regularly collaborate with the Vermont DMV for information about undocumented people, according to a report from the Associated Press.
The practice appears to have continued even after Vermont’s Human Rights Commission found that the DMV discriminated against a Jordanian national who was applying for a Drivers’ Privilege Card, a class of license that allows undocumented residents to legally drive in Vermont.
When Abdel Rababah, who had lived in the state for a decade, tried to apply for the card in late 2015, DMV officials were “openly hostile” to him and eventually contacted ICE,
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