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BREAKING: Northern District of California Judge Grants Injunction on Termination of TPS

  Unions Representing 3.5 Million Members Applaud Ruling, Call on Congress to Offer Permanent Protections   In reaction to the news that a federal judge issued an injunction in the class action lawsuit filed by workers with TPS and their US citizen children to block the Trump administration’s plan to terminate TPS for Sudan, Haiti, […]

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 […]

Inside Sources: Unions Sue to Save Immigrants With Protected Statuses

President Donald Trump’s administration was sued by unions and advocates Monday for reining in a program that helps displaced immigrants by granting them legal status. The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California filed the lawsuit alongside the labor unions Unite Here and the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT). The groups are […]

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. […]

Millions of American Workers Vow to Fight on for Hardworking Immigrants and Their Families

WASHINGTON (Feb 15) — The following statement was released by Working Families United, a coalition that represents more than two million union workers, on today’s immigration vote in the U.S. Senate: “The Senate had an opportunity today to help hardworking immigrant families gain stability and security. Instead, hardline Republicans voted against bipartisan proposals and doubled […]