Tag: DACA

Statement in response to House leaders blocking vote on Dream Act

June 13, 2018

Jobs With Justice strongly condemns House Speaker Paul Ryan and other members of the House leadership for refusing to allow a vote on a clean Dream Act. In September 2017 Donald Trump unilaterally halted protections President Obama put in place in for many Dreamers by ending the Deferred Action for… Read More»

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Peeling Back the Many Layers of the Immigration Debate

February 1, 2018

If you feel challenged in trying to keep up with the present state of immigration affairs, you’re not alone. Staying up-to-date on President Trump’s frequent change of directions on immigration is taxing. Make no mistake — there’s a strategy to the chaos he peddles. Trump sows confusion to distract from… Read More»

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Trump’s Immigration Policies Are Just as Racist as His Rhetoric

January 12, 2018

There is mass outrage over Donald Trump’s racist comments bemoaning immigrants that come to America from Haiti and places throughout Africa, rather than a country like Norway. His immigration agenda is shaping up to be as racist as his rhetoric, and progressives need to double down on their efforts to… Read More»

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Tech CEO’s Hidden Immigration Agenda

September 21, 2017

In the weeks since Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the Trump Administration would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, many corporate executives, especially in the technology sector, have issued statements in defense of the nearly 800,000 young people who have been able to work or go to… Read More»

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What’s at Stake for Working People in the SCOTUS Deferred Action Case

April 18, 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments this week in the case of United States v. Texas, a case that will determine the fate of the most significant immigration initiatives in decades. These initiatives are essential to workers’ rights and to millions of working people across the country. The case… Read More»

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A Year of Obstruction and Failed Promises for Working Families

November 20, 2015

One year ago, President Obama announced a series of executive actions on immigration reform. The president used his executive authority only after House Republicans blocked consideration of a comprehensive solution to our broken immigration system. Unfortunately politically motivated legal obstructionism has held up important elements of the president’s actions. The… Read More»

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