Monday, September 19, 2022

Lawyers representing migrants dumped on Martha's Vineyard want Florida Gov. DeSantis criminally investigated over the 'stunt'


Attorneys for the dozens of migrants who were dumped on the Massachusetts island of Martha's Vineyard have called on state and federal prosecutors to open a criminal probe into the "shameful political stunt" orchestrated by Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis

The Boston-based Lawyers for Civil Rights group — which says it is representing more than 30 of the migrants — sent letters to Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey and Massachusetts US Attorney Rachael Rollins over the weekend, saying that "criminal laws were broken by the perpetrators of this stunt."

"Our clients were induced to board airplanes and cross state lines under false pretenses," Lawyers for Civil Rights' executive director Iván Espinoza-Madrigal and the group's litigation director, Oren Sellstrom, wrote in the letters...MORE

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

It was no stunt the Vineyard proclaimed themselves as a sanctuary city and they had a chance to show all of us the hypocrisy of that statement. They got all the diversity they could stomach. S To Hell with the lawyers, DeSantis will eat their lunch.