Undocumented Detainees Refuse To Work 

In the face of the coronavirus pandemic, undocumented immigrants at a Georgia detention center are staging a strike, refusing to go to work in the kitchen, laundry room or commissary or accept meals from the facility.

About the Author

Mike Elk
Mike Elk is an Emmy-nominated labor reporter, who covered everything from the Brazilian labor movement to major league baseball and spent years covering union organizing in the South for The Guardian. In 2015, he used his NLRB settlement from being fired illegally for union organizing at Politico to start the crowd-funded Payday Report. He lives in his hometown of Pittsburgh and speaks Portuguese which he learned in journalism school in Rio de Janerio. Email: [email protected]