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AFL-CIO Exec. VP Tefere Gebre addresses immigration on two coasts

Do American workers lose out because of immigration? Gebre, himself a refugee, tackled the question at an LA summit on race and at the UN in NY.

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EPI analyst: High court deadlock on immigration hurts all workers’ rights

Exploitative employers use the threat of hiring undocumented adults to force other workers to take lower wages and benefits.

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Unions turning one million Latino green card holders into citizens

"Most of these people don't even know they can become citizens; they should know what their rights are."

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Immigrant bus drivers allege racial discrimination, labor law violations

Somali and Oromo bus drivers have filed charges against two Twin Cities bus companies.

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Think about immigration like a nurse

If the nurse fears that if they check her documents she'll lose her job or worse, she likely won't have to think a long time before signing that union card.

 

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Taxi drivers of the back 40

At the St. Louis airport, the Back 40 isn't part of a ranch. It's the nickname taxi drivers give to a big parking lot just up the road.

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"La Bestia" victims call for immigration reform

Hernández lost his left leg and arm and part of his right hand when he fell from the top of a moving freight train while trying to reach the U.S.  - he was desperate.

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Netroots Nation delegates discussed unions' role in progressive causes

Unionists at the confab included a large delegation from the CWA, a former top Unite Here activist, and AFL-CIO officials Liz Shuler and Tefere Gebre.

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Labor steps up its crusade for undocumented workers

"We see 20 percent of our workforce being deported; half of Texas' construction workers are undocumented."

 

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Trumka to Senators: Immigration reform must include pathway to citizenship

"For far too long, our rigged immigration system has allowed employers to drive down wages and working conditions in our country."

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