Almost 50 Dallas-area businesses close in 'A Day Without Immigrants' strike

Almost 50 Dallas-area businesses close in 'A Day Without Immigrants' strike

Several high-profile restaurants such as Busboys and Poets and Bad Saint will be closed during DC's planned strike, while others will be operating with limited service; Eater is updating a list of participating eateries as it hears about them.

Immigrants made up roughly 17 percent of the District's workforce in 2013. Other eating houses will also stay closed or work in a limited amount of hours. On Thursday afternoon, it was empty.

El Gavilan's owner, Teresa Palomares, also closed other local businesses she operates, despite the potential economic sacrifice.

Doors at one of his restaurants, China Chilcano, will however remain open to customers and offer work to employees who do not wish to protest, his management said without indicating if demonstrating workers would be paid. More than 250 businesses in Charlotte, North Carolina, will close too, the Spanish-language newspapers Que Pasa Mi Gente and Hola Noticias reported.

Organizers in Philadelphia said they expect hundreds of workers and families to participate.

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"I think it's fantastic", Debra Sanchez said. Many argue that it's become almost impossible for immigrants to come to the USA legally. "We're at risk of losing millions of dollars and I do not want to put Miami-Dade County as a "sanctuary city, ' which we have never claimed to be a 'sanctuary city" and put us at risk". "We try to work hard for our family".

"To the president: without us and our contribution this country is paralyzed!" the flier says.

A group of Coloradans are planning a protest statewide on Thursday, but if you're out and about you likely won't see any protesters.

Mesa Pizza announced it will close its three Minneapolis locations to show "our solidarity with everyone who is potentially affected by the current presidential administration's policies toward immigrants", according to the restaurant's Facebook page.

Employers and institutions in some cities were already expressing solidarity on Wednesday with immigrant workers. Restaurant owners say they are closing their businesses to get President Trump's attention.