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City of Jackson & Civil Rights Leaders Unite at Historical Mississippi Civil Rights Site to Call on DHS to Immediate Release Victim of ICE Raids

On Monday morning, civil rights and city leaders held a “Unity Press Conference” at the historic Masonic Lodge in Jackson to send a message directly to U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to immediately release Ms. Lladi Ambrocio, a victim of ICE’s infamous 2019 raids, and to address the harms caused by ICE’s targeting of workers.


May Day, The Struggle Continues!

Just three days ago, day laborers and worker centers across the country hosted vigils, marches, and other actions to remember fallen colleagues, loved ones and friends, in a moving nationwide commemoration of those who have died from work-related injuries, illness and abuse. Yesterday we honored the fallen, and today and on International Workers Day we…


Five Questions Democrats Should Ask Secretary Mayorkas at the Judiciary Committee Hearing Today

Today as immigrants nationwide commemorate Workers’ Memorial Day by honoring those co-workers and loved ones that have died due to COVID 19, work-related injuries, neglect, and abuse, Congress is holding a hearing to evaluate the Executive Branch’s exercise of discretion in enforcing existing laws, which everyone in America agrees are outdated, unjust, and ineffective.


Respect & Papers on Workers Memorial Day

The past years have brought many challenges – and many losses – for our worker communities. Whether a worker died due to unsafe conditions on the job, physical or mental health causes, suicide or addiction, it is all evidence of this crisis and the failure of the worker protections that should exist. For that reason,…