African-American and Latina women, who now make up an important part of the U.S. workforce, face higher rates of poverty and unemployment than white and Asian working women.
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The Florida Senate Commerce and Tourism committee has passed an unemployment compensation bill that would amend Florida law to allow victims of domestic violence to qualify for unemployment compensation.
According to immigrant advocates, a new immigration enforcement bill being considered in Congress would undermine existing immigration law by removing prosecutorial discretion and deferred action, two components that protect undocumented victims of domestic violence.
Michelle Ortiz — the supervising attorney…