RURAL NEWS + ALERTS

09.12.2018

As they sat down to meet with one of our attorneys, their hands naturally rested on the table, touching each other. While it was apparent that the father was very concerned for his son, the child also expressed how worried he was about his elderly father being detained...

09.11.2018

This week, four immigration attorneys from California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation are volunteering with RAICES at a family detention center in Karnes to provide legal assistance to detained fathers seeking asylum in the United States. Throughout the week, they wi...

08.24.2018

#StopKavanaugh Unite for Justice Sunday, August 26, 2018 - San Francisco Civic Center at 1:00PM

07.09.2018

SEATTLE, WA—Final arguments challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s refusal to ban a pesticide linked to brain damage in children will take place this morning in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. A coalition of labor and health organizations represented by Ea...

06.29.2018

The Trump administration's brutal zero-tolerance policy has resulted in painful separations at the border. But we all know too well, the administration’s racist and xenophobic agenda has ramped up enforcement actions throughout the country, tearing families apart throu...

03.22.2018

“The CPA rule provides  critical safety protections and training requirements for applicators. We can’t delay rules that can save lives.  We are delighted that the court’s ruling sided with worker protection,” said Anne Katten of the California Rural Legal Assistance F...

03.13.2018

CB 1252 Clarifies Workers’ Access to Their Itemized Wage Stubs to Assist Them in Combating Wage Theft

Summary:

SB 1252 amends provisions of California’s 30 year old itemized wage statement law to clarify that a worker’s right to “inspect or copy” his/her paystubs means a...

02.09.2018

It’s hard to feel optimistic about the future when your boss steals the wages you earned picking vegetables in the blazing sun, doing back-breaking construction work, sweating over a garment factory sewing machine around the clock or pulling 12-hour shifts in a restaur...

01.25.2018

DACA Update:  Due to a federal court order, USCIS has resumed accepting requests to renew a grant of deferred action under DACA.  Until further notice, and unless otherwise provided in this guidance, the DACA policy will be operated on the terms in place before it was...

12.06.2017

Brooks, of Manteca, operated in Stockton from 2003 to 2017, targeting immigrant clients from places such as Latin America and India. Charging them between $3,000 and $16,000, “she repeatedly misled victims about the status of their cases and lied about paperwork she ha...

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