100 Meat-Packing Workers Strike Today After ICE Audit

This morning, over one hundred plant employees of the Mundelein-based Ruprecht Company, a privately-held meat processor and food manufacturer, walked off the job on strike in response to threats of a pending immigration audit by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). A press conference with striking workers will be held outside of Chicago’s U.S. Immigration…

DACA & DAPA News

Earlier this year, 25 Republican attorneys general filed a lawsuit to block DAPA and expanded DACA from ever being implemented. A Texas judge entered a preliminary injunction, preventing the federal government from accepting applications for DAPA and expanded DACA. Combined, these two programs would offer work authorization and relief from deportation to five million immigrants.…