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Judges call for all immigration courts to close in wake of coronavirus

Nearly a month into a seemingly worldwide shutdown, it may be hard to find an everyday business or public area that has not been closed because of COVID-19. Many companies have allowed their employees to work from home, but businesses deemed essential are still in operation. This includes grocery stores, fuel stations, banks, transportation systems, pharmacies – and most U.S. immigration courts.... Read more»

Amid coronavirus concerns, Justice Dep't continues 'Remain in Mexico' hearings

It was business as usual Monday on the Migrant Protection Protocols docket in federal immigration courts, and groups that work in them are raising concerns about the risk to migrants and court staff.... Read more»

Union membership continues decline in Az

Arizona labor unions have little to celebrate this Labor Day weekend, as membership numbers continue plunge in the state. Union membership fell from 6 percent of the state’s workers in 2011 to 5.1 percent in 2012. That 16 percent drop – from 149,000 to 125,000 workers – was one of the steepest in the nation.... Read more»