Working Families United Cheers Passage of Dream and Promise Act in the House, Calls for Swift Passage in the Senate

In response to the passage of the Dream and Promise Act (HR6) in the House of Representatives, Working Families United issued the following statement: “The Dream and Promise Act keeps our members safe, keeps our industries working, and keeps our nation’s values intact.  The bill has wide support from labor and business, the immigrant rights…

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…