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Upper Crust Bakery, DOJ, immigration

Upper Crust Bakery Reaches Settlement with DOJ Over Immigration Employment Discrimination

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has reached a settlement agreement with Arizona-based company Upper Crust Bakery over a suit involving immigration status discrimination. Upper Crust Bakery, which provides baked goods for companies like Starbucks, Cotsco and Kroger’s discriminated against certain employees by requiring them to provide specific immigration documents to…

Lori Lightfoot

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Tells Police Not to Assist ICE

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot wrote a letter to President Donald Trump on Sunday telling him exactly why, in no uncertain terms, Chicago police would not be assisting Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) with the promised raids. In the letter, Lightfoot explained that last Friday she ordered the city police department “not…

Homestead migrant child detention camp

350 Migrant Children Still Locked Up in CBP Custody

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan said on Sunday that 350 migrant children are in U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) custody — down from 2,500 last month. “On June 1 we have 2,500 children in our custody; 1,200 had been with us over three days. Now that we have…

Sweeping ICE Raids Expected ‘Sometime After July Fourth’

Sweeping nationwide raids across the country’s 10 major cities to round up undocumented immigrants and deport them were delayed last week – but they’re now a looming threat once again. “Unless we do something pretty miraculous,” President Donald Trump said during a news conference after the G-20 summit in Japan, the raids…