News of the Week — At NUHW conference, immigration judge warns of plan to fast-track cases
Each week we share articles on subjects that are important to NUHW and its members. Here are several must-read stories over the past seven days:
Appearing at the NUHW Leadership Conference, Immigration Judge Ashley Tabaddor’s warned that Justice Department productivity quotas would compromise the due process afforded to the people who appear before immigration courts. Her address was covered by the Mercury News and Telemundo.
The Trump administration on Saturday said it would propose making it harder for foreigners living in the United States to qualify for permanent US residency if they have received public benefits such as food aid, public housing or Medicaid, The Guardian reports.
Negotiations are continuing between Kaiser and its new 38,000-member labor partnership, Labor Notes reports.