Today, Department of Labor Secretary and former Boston Mayor Marty Walsh has announced he will be leaving the Biden administration to run the NHL Players’ Association.
Following the announcement of Ron Klain’s departure as White House Chief of Staff, Pablo Alvarado released the following statement:
The Biden administration is being awfully quiet about a remarkable thing it just did — a game-changing decision that promises to make workplaces safer and fairer for all workers by protecting immigrants from the employers who abuse and exploit them.
In response to today’s announcement of a new workers rights policy by the US Department of Homeland Security, workers rights organizations from the Blue Ribbon Commission on Immigrant Work released the statements below, and held a virtual press call to respond to the new immigrant whistleblower policy.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced that noncitizen workers who are victims of, or witnesses to, the violation of labor rights, can now access a streamlined and expedited deferred action request process to advance their workplace rights.
President Biden went to El Paso on Sunday, where migrants and Latina residents are suffering the effects of injustice and xenophobia stoked by racist Republicans in Congress and demagogue Texas politicians — but instead of comforting the victims and survivors, and instead of highlighting the dangers of extremism, his photo op visit lent legitimacy to the white nationalists.
Ahead of a scheduled visit to the US border and a meeting in Mexico with President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, President Biden announced plans to expand the Trump-era Title 42 policy and the use of expedited removal of Venezuelan, Nicaraguan, Cuban, and Haitian migrants at the US-Mexico border.
LA-based high-road garment center and store Suay Sew Shop, and NDLON have joined forces to launch a collaborative campaign to uplift the importance of all forms of manual skilled labor, and raise funds for advocacy efforts in support of low wage workers in the United States.
On the 3-year mark of the ICE workplace raids in Mississippi, which took place on August 7 2019, the Immigrant Alliance for Justice & Equity of Mississippi (IAJE of MS) released the following statement (more background below), from Executive Director and founder Lorena Quiroz
In response to Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s order targeting immigrants across the state, NDLON Campaign Director SG Sarmiento released the following statement: