Labor Unions Across Industries Endorse Permanent Protections for TPS Holders and Dreamers

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…

TPS Holders from Honduras and Nepal Sue Trump Administration to Prevent Unlawful Deportation of 100,000 People

EnglishNepaliEspañol 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 the separation…

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,…