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  • A Day Without An Immigrant Dallas

    Dallas Event: A Day Without An Immigrant
    May 1st at 10 AM
    Wells Fargo Bank
    1520 N. Cockrell Hill Rd., Dallas TX 75211…

  • Texas Leaders Condemn Draconian State Legislation That Will Increase Racial Profiling, Undermine Public Safety and Persecute Immigrants and Immigrant-Friendly Communities

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    Texas Leaders Condemn Draconian State Legislation That Will Increase Racial Profiling, Undermine Public Safety and Persecute Immigrants and Immigrant-Friendly Communities

    A recording of today’s call is available here.

     

    Austin, TX—The state of Texas is on the verge of enacting legislation that could make the state a pariah in the eyes of the nation.

     

    Today, local elected officials and advocates gathered on a press call to condemn this legislation and outline the varied consequences, including: 1) promoting racial profiling based on appearance, background and accent that will affect U.S. citizens and immigrants alike; 2) hurting public safety policies that …

  • Texas House will determine the fate of Texas Families

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

    April 26, 2017

    Contact: Sam Robles

    sam@workersdefense.org

    (956)407-0661

     

    Texas House will determine the fate of Texas Families

    Executive Director of Workers Defense Project release statement on SB 4

    Texas children will hold Day of Action opposing SB 4

     

    Austin, Texas — Immigrant families and advocates from across the state gather at the Texas Capitol to oppose anti-immigrant bill SB 4 that is expected to be debated and voted on by the Texas House.  

     

    “Senate Bill 4 is a disastrous for Texas families and the economy,” said Jose P. Garza, the Executive Director of the