An email provided by LIUNA gives clear evidence of a misclassification and wage theft scheme by a Menards contractor, Blackrock Masonry, at an Apple Valley construction site.
During a short program outside of the store, speakers from Immigrant Worker Solidarity shared the harm being caused by our current immigration policies, made worse by Amazon’s technology.
Employers increase their profits and put downward pressure on wages and labor standards by exploiting migrant workers
How well is the American economy working for working people?
EPI researcher Daniel Costa reflect on the state of labor and the exploitation of immigrant workers in the United States.
Worthington, Minnesota, home to a major meatpacking plant with a majority immigrant workforce, is a microcosm of an expanding border regime where a power struggle unfolds between longtime residents and newcomers.
Momentum is building in Minneapolis and throughout Minnesota to challenge labor trafficking and its root causes.
Sherburne County Sheriff’s Department Generates Millions through the Incarceration of Immigrant Detainees
Sherburne has spurred the privatization of health care services for county jails, displacing county workers and leading to dangerous conditions for the incarcerated. The revenue is somewhat restricted leading to complaints from Sheriffs in contract negotiations.
During their last meeting on Friday, March 9, ICE seized both of their passports, stating that they expect to see concrete plans for the Wanyamas to leave the country.
Augsburg University Tenured Professor Dr. Mzenga Wanyama received a letter from ICE demanding his presence this Friday, March 9th to review his case and discuss “plans for removal.”
Leaders of the immigrant rights
coalition that mobilized masses of people for
demonstrations nationwide on April 10 and May 1
announced a stepped-up campaign that includes lobbying
lawmakers, more marches and plans to register and
mobilize at least a million new voters around the
Supporters of the Dream Act will rally Tuesday, May 16, in a final effort to see the education measure passed before the end of the legislative session. The rally will be at 4 p.m. in the state Capitol rotunda.
The different issues entangled in the current immigration debate in Minnesota and the nation will be hashed out by a community panel Monday, May 8, in St. Paul.