It seems that for the first time in the history of the United States, the arduous labor of undocumented workers has become visible to those who, not so long ago, did not even consider them indispensable. And the most inconvenient part of it is that there have been —and... Continue »
Tal parece que por primera vez en la historia de Estados Unidos la ardua labor de los trabajadores indocumentados se ha hecho visible para quienes hasta no hace mucho tiempo ni siquiera los consideraban indispensables. Y lo más bochornoso del caso es que había —y hay todavía— quienes pugnaban... Continue »
A recording of the call is available here  Earlier today, former Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials gathered on a press call to discuss the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the immigrant community. DHS has largely prioritized the President’s tough stance against immigrants and immigration over measures to... Continue »
“Our undocumented workforce risks exposure each day on our collective behalf, while they are simultaneously denied economic relief and shut out of our health-care system.” In a new must read op-ed in the Washington Post, Laurene Powell Jobs, founder and president of Emerson Collective, makes the case for why... Continue »
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During a Public Health Crisis Requiring Deft Policy Responses, Trump and GOP Focus on Politics and Power We’re in the midst of a once-in-a-lifetime global health crisis that should be the all consuming focus of a presidential administration. Instead, the Trump administration continues to escalate its relentless anti-immigrant political... Continue »
America’s Voice The immigration regularization of undocumented immigrants is also essential También es esencial la regularización migratoria de los indocumentados Former DHS Officials Discuss COVID-19 and its Impact on Immigrants ICYMI: Laurene Powell Jobs Op-Ed: Terminating DACA During the Pandemic Would be a Callous Error in Judgment Trump Prioritizes... Continue »
DCReport: “Women And Minorities Bear The Brunt Of Trump’s Pandemic Mishandling” While the Trump administration continues to flounder in incompetence, immigrants, minorities, and women are hit the hardest by the government’s inability to provide safety, testing, and equipment for workers on the frontlines. In an article for DCReport, Joe... Continue »
As observers highlight the essential contributions of frontline immigrant workers such as farmworkers, the sad irony is that many of these same immigrant workers are risking their own health to keep our food supply functioning while being mostly excluded from policymakers’ efforts to ensure healthcare access and stimulate and... Continue »
Observers are highlighting how the Trump administration is recklessly continuing to deport people back to countries such as Haiti and Guatemala – despite the obvious public health risks and potential to accelerate the spread of Covid-19 in countries that are ill-prepared to deal with a major outbreak. As reported... Continue »
America’s Voice ICYMI: TPS Holders in Limbo Face Termination of Immigration Status While Working on the Frontlines of COVID-19 Pandemic Immigrant Farmworkers Are Deemed “Essential” to Keep Food on Our Tables — Yet are Mostly Excluded from National Response to Help All Workers Trump’s Continued Deportations Threaten to Accelerate... Continue »