Working Families United Calls on Trump to Reopen Government, Work with Congress to Find a Permanent Solution for Dreamers and Workers with TPS

  In reaction to Trump’s speech about his shutdown and immigration this afternoon, Working Families United issued the following: “The President should end his shutdown and reopen the government so that he is not forcing our government workers to work without pay.  Whether it’s immigration or our government, working people should never be treated as…

As White House Cancels TPS Protections for Natural Disaster Survivors from Honduras, Working Families United Say, “Enough is Enough,” Demand Congress Act to Prevent Mass Deportations

WASHINGTON (May 4) — Working Families United, a coalition that represents more than two million union workers, issued the following statement on today’s White House decision to end TPS protections for Honduran nationals: “We are outraged by the Trump administration’s decision to cancel TPS protections for 60,000 hardworking survivors of natural disaster from Honduras. By…

Working Families United Condemns White House Decision to End TPS Protections for Immigrants from Earthquake- and Flood-Ravaged Nepal

WASHINGTON (Apr 28) — Working Families United, a coalition that represents more than two million union workers, released the following statement on today’s decision by the Department of Homeland Security to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for immigrants from Nepal:   “We denounce the decision by the Trump Administration to end Temporary Protected Status for,…

Rewire: Lawsuit Hits Back Against Trump’s Elimination of Immigration Protections: ‘This Is Ethnic Cleansing’

A federal lawsuit was filed today in U.S. District Court challenging the Trump administration’s unlawful termination of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for an estimated 200,000 people from four countries. Immigrant advocates are suing the Trump administration on behalf of TPS recipients from Haiti, El Salvador, Sudan, and Nicaragua. Prior to the Trump administration terminating TPS…

Community and Labor Organizations Vow to Continue the Fight to Defend and Protect All TPS Recipients, Immigrant Workers and their Families

To all immigrant workers and their families, including union members, DACA recipients, TPS beneficiaries, refugees, and our undocumented brothers and sisters: We want to assure you that we are not giving up.  We will defend and protect each other and resist the anti-immigrant, racist and xenophobic agenda that is directly targeting working families and communities.…