In a major victory for farmworkers and the labor movement, approximately 250 tomato harvesters in California’s Stanislaus County won unionization, United Farm Workers (UFW) announced. The victory by Di Mare workers is the first under recent state law strengthening farmworkers’ union rights, including how laborers can vote in their... Continue »
A federal appeals court has decided to block the Trump administration’s “Remain in Mexico” plan in two states along the U.S. border, following back-and-forth rulings over the program. In its order late Wednesday, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco said that next week the administration will... Continue »
Undocumented immigrants in New York can now apply for driver’s licenses in the state.  The “Green Light Law,” which allows all New York residents over the age of 16 to apply for a standard driver’s license regardless of immigration status, went into effect on Monday and hundreds celebrated across... Continue »
Democrats had a banner night yesterday as candidates won back the state House and Senate in Virginia, and picked up the Governor’s seat in Kentucky. Last night’s results show once again that Trump’s politics, and the politics of hate, don’t pay. Overwhelming turnout led to progressive victories, even in... Continue »
The Senate voted Wednesday for a second time to block President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration, rebuking the president over his attempt to fund a border wall without congressional approval. In a 54-41 vote, the Senate approved a resolution to disapprove of Trump’s emergency declaration, including 11 Republicans. The vote... Continue »
#BREAKING: @DHSgov has issued the reinstatement of #MedicalDeferredAction by @USCIS according to an email obtained by WBUR and written by a DHS advisor. — Shannon Dooling (@sdooling) September 19, 2019 Per the email, USCIS is “is resuming its consideration of non-military deferred action requests on a discretionary, case-by-case... Continue »
Lawyer: “Donald Trump and the Trump organization are running and engaging in a multi-state criminal conspiracy” In a segment titled, “The Well-Documented Case of Trump’s Undocumented Employees” on Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, former undocumented employees of the Trump Organization bravely speak out about the abuses they experienced working... Continue »
On Day of Bill Passage, Congress Must Not Lose Sight of Importance to Continue Fighting for Immigrants at Risk The following is a statement from Pili Tobar, Deputy Director of America’s Voice, on the House of Representatives’ passage of H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act that would... Continue »
The Dream and Promise Act, which would provide a path to legalization and citizenship for Dreamers and TPS recipients, passed out of the House Judiciary Committee today. It’s one of the most major pieces of pro-immigrant legislation to be voted on in years. Next, the bill will head to... Continue »
In a 59-41 vote, the Senate joined the House in voting on a resolution to reject Trump’s fake national emergency. Donald Trump has said that he will veto this resolution, and it unclear whether the House and Senate have the two-thirds majority to overrule him. But, this is a... Continue »