Mississippi’s Undocumented & Indigenous Workers ask Biden to Undo the Harms of Trump’s Workplace Raids

A coalition of civil rights and immigrant organizations have asked President Biden to repair the harms inflicted by Donald Trump and ICE on immigrant factory workers targeted by workplace raids in August of 2019. The organizations delivered the letter below to the Biden Administration over email on March 10, 2021. The letter comes only weeks after the communities received news that one of their community members deported by Trump (Edgar Lopez) was a killed in a massacre of Guatemalan migrants in the Mexican state of Tamaulipas.

Organizations in the United States and Central America Ask Biden Administration to Create a Policy That Will Benefit Families and Not Bureaucrats

On Wednesday, workers and organizations based in the United States, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, participants of the Corridors for Justice in Labor Migration initiative will join to respond to announcement the Biden Administration’s plan to tackle the root causes of migration in the region. The organizations are asking for transparency, accountability and inclusion as the region faces a one of the worst combination of emergencies in recent history.