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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evaluate the Executive Branch’s exercise of discretion in enforcing existing laws, which everyone in America agrees are outdated, unjust, and ineffective.


Senate Hearing Raises Expectations For Biden Administration on Immigrant Worker Rights: Senator Booker and Secretary Mayorkas Make Case for Deferred Action Status

This morning, US DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas testified on the administration’s border & immigration policies before the Senate Judiciary Committee. During one particular exchange between Senator Booker (D, NJ) and Secretary Mayorkas, there was an acknowledgment that the Biden Administration can and should do more to incentivize immigrant workers to serve as whistleblowers if they work at abusive job sites.