-Nationality- Concept Web (Claim - People who are born in Vermont leave…
-Nationality- Concept Web
Claim - People who are born in Vermont leave Vermont.
Better/more jobs out of state
"There's just more opportunities where there's more people."
"There's just more [population] density. You can get higher salaries."
"...aren't many opportunities for young people there." says Sally Fyre, an ex Vermonter.
"After graduating from law school, my husband and I moved to Nashville because of the cost of living and better job opportunities.
Home prices are increasing
The population of Vermont has dropped, from 625,745 (2010) to 624,594 (2016
"A shrinking workforce creates a downward spiral. With fewer workers we have less revenue, and the state becomes less and less affordable... we must act now." -Phil Scott
Claim- There are less and less graduates that are from Vermont every year.
Decrease in college education. An increase in taxes, tuition, and housing are other reasons why there is less and less Vermont grads every year.
Number of college graduates that are and are not from Vermont.
From VT: 9
Out of State: 175
Claim - Immigrants that are living in Vermont have fewer opportunities such as voting.
The city council voted against it, 3 - 2.
"It's not just our responsibility to do it the right way," Said Winooski Mayor, Seth Leonard who voted no against Immigrants being able to vote."
If Immigrants are able to vote, it will affect the city or town in a good way.
Also Immigrants try to keep a low profile.
"Many immigrants prefer to keep a low profile and avoid contact with authorities."
"And many of those who would like to get involved don't because they lack sufficient language skills to vote and participate in debate."
Claim - Immigration in Vermont is different for everyone. As in different rights.
15 percent of Winooski's population is foreign- born
More than half can are citizens but can't vote and add there opinion on the community.
The community wants to make a different but they don't have any rights.
Even though some immigrant's have green cards,they still can't vote