Union Activity

Unions join NAACP in DACA defense. The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union announced in October 2017 that it had joined the American Federation of Teachers and the NAACP in a lawsuit against President Donald Trump, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for the Trump administrations termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The parties in the lawsuit contend that the decision to rescind DACA disregarded the due process rights of the DACA registrants and that the administration failed to engage in the required analysis or rulemaking procedures required by the Regulatory Flexibility Act and the Administrative Procedure Act. Read More...