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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 18, 2019 Contact: Shannon Minter – 415-624-6071; Email (Washington, DC)  Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass the Raise the Wage Act of 2019, which would raise wages for nearly 40 million workers. The Raise the Wage Act would increase the minimum wage to $8.55 this year and raise…


Asylum & Immigration

July 15, 2019

Trump Administration Moves to End Asylum Protections for Central Americans 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 15, 2019 Contact: Shannon Minter – 415-624-6071; Email (Washington,DC)  Today, the Trump administration announced the publication tomorrow of an interim rule that would end asylum protections for most Central American migrants by providing that asylum seekers who pass through another country first will be ineligible for asylum at the U.S. border.  If adopted as a…


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