What's Happening

  • WDP Stands with DACA-mented Workers and Texas Families
     

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

    August 15, 2017

    Contact: Sam Robles

    sam@workersdefense.org

    (956)407-0661

     

     

     

    WDP Stands with DACA-mented Workers and Texas Families

    We will fight alongside community to defend and protect immigration programs

    More than 800,000 young immigrants are protected by DACA and nearly 305,000 families have Temporary Protected status (TPS)


    AUSTIN, TX –  Today, DACA-mented youth, workers, immigrant families of United We Dream and Worker’s Defense Project will gather on the 5th anniversary of the program’s existence to defend and protect DACA from the attacks lead by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton who seeks to dismantle the program as

  • Seeking Workers’ Rights Advocates!

    Workers Defense Project is looking for volunteers & interns to assist in our Employment and Legal Services Department! You can support local low-wage workers, who have experienced wage theft and other abuses on the job, at WDPs weekly Tuesday night worker meeting, by collecting information and assisting in completion of paperwork required to file a claim.

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    Volunteers will gain experience in legal and nonprofit fields. Class credit opportunities available.

    Must attend an initial three (3)-hour training, and two (2) Tuesday night juntas/month. Fluency in Spanish is required.

    To RSVP or for more information, please email Maura at maura@workersdefense.org or at

  • Call Dallas City Council!

    Ask Dallas City Council to Support Litigation against SB 4 and to stand with Texas Families!

     

    Hi my name is ____________ I am a constituent of district ____. I’m calling to urge council member ________ to vote in support of litigation against the state for the law that the Governor signed on May 7th, SB4, putting more burden on our police officers in Dallas and across the state. Our police force is already understaffed and asking them to act as immigration agents would add to their already stressful job. My council member needs to vote to start the litigation …