Briefing with Biden immigration Bill sponsor Senator Robert Menendez and UNITE HERE Local 355 President, Rose Denis

"Immigrant members form the backbone of UNITE HERE, a union of about 300K workers in the US & Canada. We saw firsthand the disrespect & indignity the Trump administration showed towards immigrant communities." —@UNITEHERE_SoFla Pres @RgdenisDenis to @SenatorMenendez this morning pic.twitter.com/8PWMU3WhXM — UNITE HERE (@unitehere) January 21, 2021

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UNITE HERE Statement on Court Ruling on Temporary Protected Status

Statement from Enrique Fernandez, UNITE HERE Vice President for Immigration, Diversity and Civil Rights We are extremely disappointed by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals’ lawsuit siding with the Trump administration in their anti-immigrant decision to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haiti, Nicaragua, Sudan, and El Salvador. As a consequence, this will strip hundreds…

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UNITE HERE Hospitality Workers Union Slams Supreme Court Decision to Allow Trump Wealth Test for Immigrants Seeking Legal Status

NEW YORK, NY—Today UNITE HERE hospitality workers union condemned the Supreme Court’s decision to allow the Trump Administration’s new racist wealth test for immigrants seeking legal status in the U.S. UNITE HERE General Vice President for Immigration, Diversity and Civil Rights Enrique Fernández issued the following statement: “By allowing new policy denying green cards to…

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UNITE HERE Statement on Trump Administration’s Proposed Fee Hikes Limiting Access to Citizenship, DACA, Asylum, and Other Relief

“The Trump administration’s proposed fee hikes are a brazen attempt to restrict access to citizenship, DACA, asylum, and other forms of relief to the wealthy, continuing their despicable campaign to limit immigration reform to the 1% through requirements that make wealth a prerequisite for access to the American Dream. As we head into 2020, we…

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UNITE HERE Hospitality Workers Union Condemns Trump Public Charge Rule Favoring Wealthier Immigrants, Vows Action to Take Back Our Government in 2020

NEW YORK, NY—Today UNITE HERE hospitality workers union denounced the Trump Administration’s latest racist attack on immigrant families—a new rule that gives preferential treatment to wealthier immigrants seeking legal status in the U.S. UNITE HERE International President D. Taylor issued the following statement: “The Trump Administration’s Public Charge Rule is merely the latest salvo in…

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UNITE HERE Applauds Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt and Choice Hotels Refusal to Allow ICE to Use Their Hotels as Temporary Jails

New York, NY – Days after joining a major campaign calling on American hospitality companies to refuse participation in coming ICE raids, the union that represents North American hospitality workers is applauding Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt and Choice Hotels—some of the largest hotel companies in the world–for leading the way in making that pledge. “Marriott, Hilton,…

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Hospitality Union UNITE HERE Slams Trump for Threatened Raids and Deportations – Calls on Hotel and Food Service Employers to Refuse to Cooperate

President D. Taylor: “Hotels are meant to welcome people from all over the world, not jail them” Statement by D. Taylor, President of UNITE HERE: “UNITE HERE stands for protecting and fighting for the dignity of all people within the borders of the United States and Canada. We fight for every working person in the…

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Hospitality Workers’ Union Heralds Introduction of the Dream and Promise Act, Pledges Commitment to Passage

Washington, DC – Today UNITE HERE, North America’s largest hospitality workers’ union, heralded the introduction of the Dream and Promise Act, introduced today by Congresswomen Lucille Roybal-Allard, Nydia M. Velazquez, and Yvette D. Clark to the United States House of Representatives. The union, which represents thousands of immigrant workers, pledged its support to securing passage of…

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