"We need to fight for immigrant families and stop Donald Trump's racist policies, and we can only do it together."
This rural community might have agreed with Trump’s anti-immigration policies on paper. But it could not abide their neighbors being taken away.
"Unless we truly understand what happened in these tragedies, we cannot fix what went wrong and put the correct policies in place so that it never happens again.”
One thing we can be sure of is that the mainstream corporate press has no interest in covering these issues at all, at least until they can no longer be ignored.
This change, of course, has added a new and different dynamic to the community and, some have surmised, was one of the reasons the bodega strike was unlike anything the Yemeni community expected or experienced prior.
The U.S. food sector depends heavily on immigrant labor and is also the lowest-paid and most exploited one in the nation.
The Teamsters is one of the labor unions taking a stand to protect TPS holders with the message that immigrant rights are worker rights.
Instead of shutting immigrants out, allowing more immigrants into the country will help secure the future of Social Security and Medicare.