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Victorina Morales Continues to Stand Up to the Most Powerful Man in America to Reveal Her Truth

“Trump’s Housekeeper Airs His Dirty Laundry” After years of enduring humiliation as a worker at President Trump’s Bedminster property, Victorina Morales was invited to share her story on The Daily, the popular New York Times podcast. Ms. Morales explains, in an interview entitled “Undocumented and Working to Trump,” how Trump’s demonization of immigrants ultimately led … Continue reading »

The Growing Hypocrisy of the Trump Administration on Immigration Exposed

Trump’s hypocrisy, and the fallacy of the Trump and nativist worldview towards immigrants, are being exposed at his own golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey. America relies on immigrants’ contributions and hard work, and yet Trump and his administration continue to target the immigrant community in a hypocritical manner. As Alan Gomez reported in an … Continue reading »

Two More Undocumented Employees Come Forward Alleging Abuse and Mistreatment At The Trump Bedminster Golf Club

Federal and state authorities must investigate the serious allegations being made. Pending an investigation, the undocumented workers should be considered for all available legal protection under federal and state law, including U and T visas Late Friday evening the New York Times reported that two more immigrant women who worked for Trump at the Bedminster … Continue reading »

Frank Sharry on NYT Story: Investigate Trump Organization Lawlessness and Protect the Brave Women Who Have Come Forward

The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, reacting to the story by Miriam Jordan of the New York Times about the abuse of undocumented workers at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey. The explosive New York Times story raises serious and troubling questions about the employment … Continue reading »

Will Ken Paxton’s Latest Attack on Dreamers Hurt the Bids of Texas Cities for Amazon’s HQ2?

An insightful piece by the Dallas Morning News business columnist Mitchell Schnurman asks: will the outrageous lawsuit filed by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton end up hurting the bids of Austin and Dallas to recruit Amazon’s second corporate headquarters? According to Schnurman, “We have a lot on the line with Amazon, and Paxton just complicated our closing argument. Being … Continue reading »

May Day Events Supporting Worker and Immigrant Rights Planned for Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Kent

Cleveland, OH — Following years of tradition, labor unions, immigrant rights groups, and allies will gather across the country to celebrate May Day or International Workers’ Day on Tuesday, May 1, 2018. Below is a round-up of May Day events taking place in Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Kent, Ohio. Cincinnati May Day Brunch 11am at the … Continue reading »

Warrantless Raid at NY Dairy Farm Violates Founding Principles of United States

But Rep. Claudia Tenney Has Nothing to Say The story of ICE’s warrantless raid on an upstate New York dairy farm is drawing national attention and outrage, yet the local member of Congress, Rep. Claudia Tenney (R-NY-22), is awkwardly avoiding the issue. The only related public commentary from Rep. Tenney has been a reaction from an office spokesperson, … Continue reading »

Trump’s Workplace Raids Will Hurt U.S. Businesses

After taking the ‘shackles’ off ICE, Trump is shifting his sweeping deportation crackdown to the workplace, with businesses set to pay a heavy price. Business leaders fear Trump’s immigration policies will create a labor shortage and cripple the economy, while economists remind us that immigrant labor benefits the economy. This year, ICE plans to quadruple … Continue reading »

New Reports: DACA Has Led to Huge Strides for Dreamers, End of DACA Could Hurt Economy

Two new reports released this week showcase Dreamers’ contributions to American institutions and the economy. These contributions face challenges now that Dreamers are slowly losing status after Donald Trump cancelled the deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) program last September. National Bureau of Education: DACA helped Dreamers receive an education The National Bureau of Economic … Continue reading »

If Trump Wants to Grow the Economy, Why is He Deporting Entrepreneurs?

Donald Trump the candidate — when he wasn’t busy running on white nationalism — claimed to be a ‘business president’ with unique insights on how to boost the economy. “I will be the greatest jobs president that God ever created,” he boasted. Yet in the last year, Trump has presided over a sweeping deportation crackdown … Continue reading »