Will Join National Network of Activists Urging Republicans to Move Bill Forward in October CONTACT: Ori Korin, 202-822-2127 x126     Washington, D.C. – Jobs with Justice and American Rights at Work issued the following statement following the U.S. House Democrats’ introduction of the “Border Security, Economic Opportunity and… Read More»

Jobs with Justice leader Deb Kline was arrested today in front of the U.S. Capitol in an act of civil disobedience demanding Congress take action to pass immigration reform that will treat women and children fairly. Approximately 100 women – including undocumented immigrants and Deb Kline from Cleveland Jobs with… Read More»

Sarita Gupta arrested for protesting for immigration reform

On August 1, our Executive Director Sarita Gupta was arrested in an act of civil disobedience with more than 40 other national leaders in front of the U.S. House of Representatives to send a clear message that Congress must move our nation forward by passing comprehensive immigration reform legislation that… Read More»

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More than 100 people walked off the job in the nation’s capital yesterday to bring attention to the need for the federal government to ensure its contractors provide overtime, minimum wages, and higher labor standards. The protests, organized by Good Jobs Nation and supported locally by DC Jobs with Justice, … Read More»

CONTACT: Ori Korin, 202-822-2127 x126 Washington, D.C. – Jobs with Justice and American Rights at Work issued the following statement: following the U.S. Senate’s vote on the immigration reform bill: “The passage of the bipartisan immigration reform bill marks a historic, but no less bittersweet moment for our nation.… Read More»

The time is now for immigration reform. LITERALLY. The U.S. Senate is poised to vote on the historic, bipartisan immigration reform measure this week. We need to ensure safe passage of this bill – and make immigration work for workers! Will you take three minutes to call your senators and… Read More»

Today, over 100 women leaders from around the country are in Washington, D.C. for We Belong Together‘s women’s lobby day.  This marks the beginning of a week of action to mobilize thousands of people around the country to call on Congress to push for immigration reform that will be fair… Read More»

In honor of May Day, our network of coalitions and allies are raising their voices this week at events across the country to prioritize workers’ rights for all in immigration reform. Click here to view our fact sheet summarizing the importance of worker protections in immigration reform. Like many advocates… Read More»

It is far too easy for unscrupulous employers to manipulate current immigration laws to exploit immigrant workers. Labor protections must be included in immigration reform or nearly every worker — no matter where they were born — stands to lose. Get the facts on the importance of worker protections in… Read More»

Whistleblower protections for immigrant workers also protect U.S. workers CONTACTS: Liz Cattaneo,, 202-822-2127 x104 Stephen Boykewich,, 718-791-9162 WASHINGTON, DC —The Senate immigration bill’s inclusion of POWER Act worker protections is a huge victory for immigrant and U.S. workers alike. Too often, employers use threats of retaliation and deportation… Read More»