Bill Would Provide Stable Futures for Our Members and a Stable Workforce for Our Industries March 12 – Washington, DC In response to the introduction of H.R. 6, the Dream and Promise Act by Reps Roybal-Allard, Velazquez, and Clarke with 130+ co-sponsors, the Working Families United Coalition released the following statement: The Dream and […]
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On March 6th, the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the fate of Dreamers, immigrants with DED, and TPS Holders. While more than a decade of organizing for the Dream Act made everyone familiar with DACA and the status of undocumented youth, Rep. Nadler broke down exactly what is TPS and what would happen […]
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]March 04, 2019 – Washington, DC Today Working Families United, the AFL-CIO, and more than 30 national unions and labor institutions sent a letter to Congress expressing their broad support for legislation that makes the protections for TPS holders and dreamers permanent and places them on a path to citizenship. The letter urges legislators: “As […]
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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Union members from the Working Families United coalition joined the National TPS Alliance’s convergence in Washington, DC to push for permanent protections for TPS holders and dreamers. “I’m here today because if I lose my TPS, my family and I will lose everything,” explained Wilna Destin of UNITE HERE Local 737 in Orlando. “This […]
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_tabs][vc_tab title=”English” tab_id=”5de4d895-2430-3″][vc_column_text] TPS Terminations, Motivated by Racism, Would Tear Families Apart San Francisco – Six adults with Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and two U.S. citizen children of TPS holders filed a class-action lawsuit today seeking to stop the unlawful termination of TPS for over 100,000 TPS holders from Honduras and Nepal and prevent […]
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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 […]
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Working Families United Urges Senators to Support the SECURE Act In reaction to the introduction of the Venezuela Temporary Protected Status and Asylum Assistance Act of 2018 by Senators Leahy, Menendez, Durbin, and Rubio proposing to extend TPS to eligible Venezuelans, Working Families United issued the following: “The bipartisan proposal by the Senators to extend […]
Working Families United is a coalition of labor unions, including the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, UNITE HERE, the Ironworkers, the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers, the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW), Teamsters, and Laborers International Union of North America (LIUNA) seeking immigrant worker justice. Together, we represent 4 million U.S. workers.