Thanks to the collective action by thousands of academic workers, as well as university and state government allies, ICE rescinded its directive requiring international students to attend classes in person or face deportation.
“This Executive Proclamation is part of an ongoing effort by the Trump administration to scapegoat non-US citizens,” said Anke Schennink, Ph.D., an international scholar who is also the President of UAW Local 5810. In reaction to the Trump administration’s new Executive Proclamation that suspends crucial visa programs for international workers, UAW members, many of whom […]
With rage and sadness we mourn the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and so many more, and honor the uprising sweeping across the country. Academic Student Employees (ASEs) and members of other UC unions have been impacted by racist policing in our workplace for years. Last February, UC Irvine police arrested a […]