UNITE HERE Joins Immigrant Rights Groups

UNITE HERE Joins Immigrant Rights Groups in Nationwide Day of Action to Fight for Immigrant Families [New York, NY] – On Tuesday, hundreds of members of UNITE HERE are participating in actions in cities nationwide, demanding an end to the Republican-inspired lawsuit currently blocking the implementation of the new DAPA and expanded DACA programs. UNITE…

Congressman Luis Gutierrez Meets with Local Immigrants

As President’s Immigration Initiative is Debated Nationally, Congressman Luis Gutierrez to Meet with Local Immigrants Facing Federal Workplace Inspection. CHICAGO, IL – This Monday, Congressman Luis V. Gutierrez, a national leader on immigration issues, will meet in Chicago with Mundelein-based meatpacking workers facing a workplace immigration audit. The Congressman will be returning from New Orleans,…

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…