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Calif. unions target Republicans on immigration reform

Thousands rallied outside the office of Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., in support of a comprehensive immigration policy.

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Immigration reform advocates speak out at AFL-CIO headquarters

People all over the U.S. must pressure the GOP-run U.S. House to approve comprehensive immigration reform.

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Union leaders and allies arrested at Capitol immigration protest

More than 40 immigrant rights, labor, faith, and other leaders were arrested today on Capitol Hill protesting against unjust immigration policies.

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Unionists to hit the streets in August for immigration reform

Unionists will hit the streets by the thousands in August, campaigning all-out for comprehensive immigration reform.

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Today in labor history: Emma Lazarus born in 1849

Emma Lazarus, the poet who wrote "The New Colossus," was born July 22, 1849.

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North Carolina “Moral Monday” protests battle right-wing agenda

A multi-racial crowd of over 2,500 people rallied outside the North Carolina State Legislature Building.

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Service Employees plan massive response to GOP’s immigrant bashing

"If they thought 2012 was bad" in terms of the tide of Latino votes against the GOP, "wait 'till 2014 and 2016."

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Labor spells out what “must” be in immigration bill

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka has laid down, in detail, what the federation wants - and doesn't want - in the legislation.

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Immigration reform advocates say more protection needed for guest workers

Advocates for workers' rights are ramping up pressure to include stronger provisions to protect guest workers from abuse in any new immigration reform legislation.

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Unions report positive reception on the Hill for immigration reform

Unionists who descended on Congress to lobby for comprehensive immigration reform reported many favorable reactions from lawmakers.

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