Following Monday’s decision by the Supreme Court, the Muslim ban is about to go into (partial) effect. Here are answers for the most frequent questions about what that means.
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…Details
On Sunday, the creation of a jingle meant to combat the arrest and deportation of immigrants was announced. The ditty is not for radio or TV, but comes in the form of a ringtone for a cellphone. It urges immigrants to sign nothing, say nothing and contact an attorney when confronted by federal immigration agents.…Details
Members of Florida’s hospitality union gathered in Miami to rally for a longer extension for Haitian immigrants living in the United States. The hospitality union, Unite Here, met at the Notre Dame D’Haiti Catholic Church, Tuesday night, to continue the push for a longer extension to the Temporary Protected Status for Haitian immigrants in South…Details
The Trump administration announced plans Monday to extend a program that protects 50,000 Haitians from deportation. But the fight is not over for one union at the forefront of the issue. The Haitians have lived in the country with a temporary protected status since their homeland was hit by an earthquake seven years ago. Advocates…Details
Haitian immigrants who have been in the U.S. under a Temporary Protected Status program are getting another sixth months in the states but their future is up in the air.
Demand that Trump Grant Long-Term Renewal of TPS for Haitian Refugees Honduran, Nicaraguan, Salvadoran Refugees Will Be Affected in January 2018 ORLANDO, FL—The Central Florida Hospitality Union, UNITE HERE, along with Haitian refugees, hospitality workers and faith leaders will rally tomorrow at 5:00 pm in front of Universal Studios to demand that the Trump administration grant a long-term renewal…Details
UNITE HERE and Allies Organizing Day of Action Across Florida to Stop Threat of Trump Mass Deportations of Haitians
May 12, 2017 Rachel Gumpert 908-752-3929 email@example.com Prominent Haitian-American Organization UNITE HERE Raising Flag on Trump Mass Deportations; Organizing Day of Action Across Florida Miami, FL – On Saturday, May 13, 2017, the UNITE HERE union, one of the largest organizations of Haitian immigrants in Florida, will be participating in multiple actions organizing against the…Details
El Estatus de Protección Temporal (TPS) de esos trabajadores vence el 22 de julio. El gobierno tiene hasta el 23 de mayo para anunciar su renovación.
SAN ANTONIO — The fight continues against Senate Bill 4, the ban on sanctuary cities. Days after Governor Greg Abbott signed the bill into law, dozens took to the steps of San Fernando Cathedral Thursday morning in protest. The group says hate is at the heart of SB4 and opponents claim it’s simply unconstitutional. Read…Details