Staff Blog

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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,…


More Broken Promises, Biden’s Billion Dollar ICE & CBP Budget Expansion

While immigrant workers have been sacrificed to keep the U.S. economy running, the Biden administration and Congressional leadership have responded by passing a budget that provides $23 BILLION to expand the already bloated migrant prisons and deportation machinery at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). All while continuing the…