Mi Pueblo Foods is leading a new effort in Silicon Valley to raise funds for legal representation of undocumented minors detained at the U.S. border.
A Mi Pueblo spokeswoman assures that customers of the grocery chain won’t feel the effects of the companies bankruptcy filing. Meanwhile Smart & Final is opening a store in East San Jose.
A Department of Homeland Security audit prompted San Jose-based Mi Pueblo foods to participate in a federal program that verifies a prospective employee’s immigration status, the supermarket chain said Friday.
Labor groups and immigrant rights activists are planning a San Jose protest Thursday following the decision by Northern California’s largest Latino market chain to begin using an employment eligibility verification system.
Former Mi Pueblo supermarket workers in San Jose are embarking on a two day hunger strike to protest what they say are unjust firings of 300 workers.
A documented Sureno gang member was arrested for an attempted robbery Thursday night at a San Rafael market, a police lieutenant said.