FIWOP Statement on $15 Now Rally

Good afternoon, we are from the Filipino Immigrants and Workers Organizing Project or FIWOP. We are an organization for Filipino immigrants and workers based in Jersey City, NJ. We aim to educate, organize and mobilize Filipino immigrant workers for the advancement of their rights and welfare. Today, we stand with our fellow workers in demandingContinue reading “FIWOP Statement on $15 Now Rally”

Join us for a rally in support of $15 minimum wage on April 3

Dear Community Leaders, We are inviting you to a day of action in support of raising the living standards of working people across New Jersey. On Sunday, April 3, 1pm at Journal Square, we will be having a rally in support of raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour. This rally aims to sendContinue reading “Join us for a rally in support of $15 minimum wage on April 3”

Filipino workers organization commends Fulop, calls for $15 now

Jersey City, NJ – The Filipino Immigrants and Workers Organizing Project (FIWOP) commends the recent executive order by the Jersey City mayor, Steven Fulop, raising the minimum wage of all employees of the city government to $15 per hour. In a press release, Fulop said, “not only is this the right thing for Jersey City,Continue reading “Filipino workers organization commends Fulop, calls for $15 now”

Calling on NJ Filipinos to Join the Push for Driver’s License for all – The Filipino Express

Salamat The Filipino Express for publishing our op-ed with the New Jersey Alliance for Immigrant Justice regarding our push for the Driver’s License for All in New Jersey. “A survey done by the Filipino Immigrants & Workers Organizing Project in Jersey City, the area with the largest concentration of Filipinos in the state, found thatContinue reading “Calling on NJ Filipinos to Join the Push for Driver’s License for all – The Filipino Express”

Filipino Immigrants and Workers Organizing Project urges City Council of Jersey City to support the campaign for Driver’s License for All.

The Filipino Immigrant and Workers Organizing Project (FIWOP) joins the rest of the community in urging our City Council to pass the resolution for driver’s license for undocumented immigrants. This is an important issue in the Filipino community. Based on a survey conducted by FIWOP last April of this year, 9 out of 10 FilipinosContinue reading “Filipino Immigrants and Workers Organizing Project urges City Council of Jersey City to support the campaign for Driver’s License for All.”

Free Jersey City Immigration Law Community Seminars

Have immigration questions? Get informed at the Jersey City Immigration Law Community Seminars WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8, 2015 Update on President Obama’s Executive Actions WEDNESDAY, MAY 13, 2015 Citizenship & Naturalization WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10, 2015 Business Visa Basics WEDNESDAY, JULY 8, 2015 Legal Permanent Resident-Know Your Rights FREE ADMISSION TO ALL SESSIONS 121 Newark Ave., 5thContinue reading “Free Jersey City Immigration Law Community Seminars”

FIWOP Invites you to a Citizenship and Deferred Action (DACA) Clinic

Ang Filipino Immigrants and Workers Organizing Project (FIWOP) ay ikinararangal na suportahan ang unang Citizenship and Deferred Action (DACA) Clinic ng We Are One New Jersey sa katapusan ng buwan! Ang hangarin ng Citizenship and DACA Clinic ay makapagbigay ng tulong sa ating mga kababayan para maging U.S. Citizen and para sa mga kwalipikado paraContinue reading “FIWOP Invites you to a Citizenship and Deferred Action (DACA) Clinic”

Community Members Stage Rally at Alaris Health at the Fountains Following Unjust Termination of Two Filipino Workers

Secaucus, NJ – Filipino activists and community advocates rallied at Alaris Health at the Fountains- South Campus early Tuesday morning to demand full back wages and job reinstatement for two Filipino workers. Bernadette De Leon and Yolando Simon, both dietary aides, were unjustly suspended on May 29, 2014, and eventually terminated on July 10, 2014.Continue reading “Community Members Stage Rally at Alaris Health at the Fountains Following Unjust Termination of Two Filipino Workers”

WE NEED YOU! Important Filipino Worker Actions on 1/13 and 1/14

Dear friends, allies, and supporters, In June 2014, two Filipino immigrant workers, Bernadette De Leon and Yolando Simon, approached Anakbayan New Jersey to solicit assistance on their abrupt termination from jobs they had held for years at Alaris Health at the Fountains- South Campus in Secaucus, NJ. The workers were suspended based on an unsubstantiatedContinue reading “WE NEED YOU! Important Filipino Worker Actions on 1/13 and 1/14”

Jersey City Filipinos Tackle President Obama’s Executive Order

Jersey City – The Filipino Immigrants and Workers Organizing Project (FIWOP) joined forces with the Saint Peter’s University’s Center for Undocumented Students and other community and immigrant rights organizations for a community forum on President Barack Obama’s Executive Order on Immigration. “We organized a forum on Pres. Obama’s recent Executive Order on Immigration because weContinue reading “Jersey City Filipinos Tackle President Obama’s Executive Order”