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May Day: Anti-Trump Illegal Aliens Vow 'Biggest Workers Strike in over a Decade'ICE Raids Mushroom Farm in Chester County, Arrests Nine Alleged Undocumented Immigrants: WitnessesICE detains undocumented workers in Charlotte on FridaySentencing reset for woman who helped undocumented immigrants get farm workResolved in Philadelphia: Even undocumented immigrants have a fundamental right to earn a livingWells Fargo Account Scam Targeted Undocumented Immigrants, Lawsuit ClaimsA Lawsuit Claims Wells Fargo Targeted Undocumented Immigrants to Hit Sales QuotasResolved in Philadelphia: Even undocumented immigrants have a fundamental right to earn a living5 facts about illegal immigration in the U.S. | Pew Research CenterYoung undocumented workers in Kentucky contribute more than $9 million in state, local taxesWells Fargo 'rounded up' undocumented workers in account scam, lawsuit claimsSuit: Wells Fargo targeted 'undocumented immigrants' for accountsICE roundup nets 73 undocumented immigrants in Florida, 2 from CollierOp-Ed: Trump's immigration crackdown is going to crush this sector of the economyPolitiFact: Are more undocumented immigrants leaving than coming?

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Want to make America's road safer? Give undocumented immigrants driver's licenses
QuartzApril 4, 2017

Advocates on both sides of the US immigration debate have been fighting over whether it's a good idea to allow people living in the United States illegally access to driver's licenses. But from a safety perspective, the answer to that question seems to ...more »

In Idaho's Dairy Country, Undocumented Workers Fear Trump's Policies
Boise State Public RadioApril 18, 2017

Like many dairy operations across the state, even this smaller one relies on labor from undocumented immigrants to get the daily tasks of feeding, milking and breeding the cows completed. As she's operating in violation of the law, she'll be referred ...more »

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May Day: Anti-Trump Illegal Aliens Vow 'Biggest Workers Strike in over a Decade'
Breitbart NewsApril 30, 2017

On Monday, International Workers Day, protesters will fill the National Mall and the streets of cities elsewhere to protest what they call the federal government's “deportation machinery” and to demand civil rights reserved for citizens be bestowed ...more »

ICE Raids Mushroom Farm in Chester County, Arrests Nine Alleged Undocumented Immigrants: Witnesses
NBC 10 PhiladelphiaApril 28, 2017

ICE Raids Mushroom Farm in Chester County, Arrests Nine Alleged Undocumented Immigrants: Witnesses. Those arrested were not the four individuals that ICE came onto private property looking for, according to the mushroom farm owner, who says he isn't ...more »

ICE detains undocumented workers in Charlotte on Friday
Charlotte ObserverApril 28, 2017

At least four undocumented workers were arrested by federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents Friday morning at an apartment complex in Charlotte's South Boulevard corridor, Spanish language newspaper Que Pasa-Mi Gente reported.more »

Sentencing reset for woman who helped undocumented immigrants get farm work
MLive.comApril 28, 2017

BAY CITY, MI -- Years in federal prison are looming over a 73-year-old woman who helped undocumented immigrants find work on Michigan farms, an activity her attorney argues would be "saint like" if money weren't involved. U.S. District Judge Thomas L.more »

Resolved in Philadelphia: Even undocumented immigrants have a fundamental right to earn a living
Philly.comApril 28, 2017

Philadelphia relies on its immigrant workers. We are the chefs, waiters, dishwashers, you name it,” said Lorenzo. “Some employers take advantage of us because they think they can. … While we might not be able to fix immigration, Philadelphia can ...more »

Wells Fargo Account Scam Targeted Undocumented Immigrants, Lawsuit Claims
NBCNews.comApril 28, 2017

In a series of sworn statements filed Wednesday detailing the latest allegations of the embattled bank's account-sales scandal, Wells Fargo employees from multiple states say they were ordered to target undocumented workers at construction sites ...more »

A Lawsuit Claims Wells Fargo Targeted Undocumented Immigrants to Hit Sales Quotas
The AtlanticApril 27, 2017

The suit, filed by a Wells Fargo shareholder named William Sarsfield, in the San Francisco Superior Court, alleges that in an attempt to meet sales goals for opening new accounts, the bank's employees took advantage of undocumented immigrants by ...more »

Resolved in Philadelphia: Even undocumented immigrants have a fundamental right to earn a living
Philly.comApril 27, 2017

Applicable in every workplace, it focuses sharply on undocumented restaurant workers. Supporters sat politely in the back of the chambers. Here, Councilwoman Helen Gym and Councilman Al Taubenberger listen as Estella Hernandezgives testimony in ...more »

5 facts about illegal immigration in the U.S. | Pew Research Center
Pew Research CenterApril 27, 2017

The number of unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. was lower in 2015 than at the end of the Great Recession. Here are five key findings about this population.more »

Young undocumented workers in Kentucky contribute more than $9 million in state, local taxes
User-generated content (press release) (registration)April 27, 2017

With uncertainty around how the Trump administration will treat policies that currently offer protection to undocumented immigrants brought here as children, a new report from the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP) shows these young ...more »

Wells Fargo 'rounded up' undocumented workers in account scam, lawsuit claims
The Mercury NewsApril 27, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO — Wells Fargo employees were ordered to “round up” undocumented immigrants and other workers and then herd them into branches so residents could be coaxed into opening checking accounts, court papers filed Wednesday claimed.more »

Suit: Wells Fargo targeted 'undocumented immigrants' for accounts
San Francisco ChronicleApril 26, 2017

Last year, the San Francisco banking giant admitted that thousands of employees created up to 2 million fraudulent accounts in the names of real consumers without their consent. Wells Fargo ultimately fired CEO John Stumpf and paid $185 million in fines.more »

ICE roundup nets 73 undocumented immigrants in Florida, 2 from Collier
Naples Daily NewsApril 26, 2017

A recent surge of undocumented immigrants from Collier County have been sent to Krome Detention Center in the weeks following a Jan. 25 executive order issued by President Donald Trump. Vonna Keomanyvong via Wochit. NDN 10 to Watch Story 4 ...more »

Op-Ed: Trump's immigration crackdown is going to crush this sector of the economy
CNBCApril 26, 2017

Trump plans to greatly expand Border Patrol and immigration forces to deport more undocumented immigrants, who account for an estimated 3 percent of GDP. This means job losses on scale not seen since the Great Recession. Agriculture will take a ...more »

PolitiFact: Are more undocumented immigrants leaving than coming?
Stevens Point JournalApril 26, 2017

(Photo: Rick Wood, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel). CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, D-La Crosse, says “We're experiencing a net outflow of illegal, undocumented workers from America back to Mexico.” Is he right?more »

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