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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Haitian Community, Hospitality Union to Rally at Universal Studios

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…

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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 protected] 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…

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