Las Vegas Sun: Workshops aim to educate undocumented Nevadans about their rights in wake of DACA decision

Two free, open-to-the-public workshops to be hosted by the Culinary Union on Wednesday at its central valley headquarters will aim to educate the estimated 13,000 DACA recipients in Nevada affected by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Session’s Sept. 4 announcement on what to do if questioned by police or Immigration and Customs Enforcement, among other scenarios.…

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Las Vegas Sun: Advocates urge GOP to extend immigrants’ temporary protection status

There are about 5,700 immigrants in Nevada whose home countries are either unsafe or unable to handle their return, and local advocates want the Trump administration to extend temporary protections for these residents. The secretary of homeland security has designated 10 countries whose citizens can receive temporary protection status in the U.S., allowing them to…

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TruthOut: Fighting for the Sanctuary Workplace: Unions Mobilize to Protect Undocumented Workers

Sanctuary churches. Sanctuary schools. Sanctuary cities. Sanctuary workplaces? Albeit far from its intentions, the Trump administration has put the idea of sanctuaries on steroids—spaces free from the threat of raids and deportations. As immigrant workers, unions and their allies look for creative ways to counter anti-immigrant onslaughts, they’re adopting the sanctuary framework to deal with…

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