Many, undocumented, risked arrest and possible deportation. But they would not be deterred in their quest.
The Missouri Legislature is debating anti-immigrant bills targeting students, non-English-speaking drivers and the federal government.
Farm workers face job-related hazards, including heat stroke, pesticide, and acute nicotine poisoning.
AFL-CIO President Trumka and Service Employees Secretary-Treasurer Medina are blasting the GOP's latest anti-worker gambit: Forcing firms to use a faulty employee verification scheme, called "E-verify."
Call Georgia's anti-immigrant law "racial profiling" that threatens to turn Georgia into "a police state."
The sun was shinning as 10,000 New Yorkers celebrated International Workers Day last Sunday, May 1.
Across the country on May 1, tens of thousands of workers, led by the presidents of the nation's largest unions, reclaimed May Day as an American holiday.
Hundreds of thousands across the nation marching and rallying will be fusing the fight for workers' rights and the fight for immigrant rights.
The People's World interviewed Eliseo Medina, widely known as a highly successful organizer and immigrant rights advocate recently elected as the first Latino international secretary-treasurer with SEIU.
Pollsters are reporting that the "swing voters," most of them working-class moderates and even some conservatives, are now ready to vote against all incumbents, even if it means putting the GOP back in power.