More than 40 immigrant rights, labor, faith, and other leaders were arrested today on Capitol Hill protesting against unjust immigration policies.
Unionists will hit the streets by the thousands in August, campaigning all-out for comprehensive immigration reform.
Emma Lazarus, the poet who wrote "The New Colossus," was born July 22, 1849.
A multi-racial crowd of over 2,500 people rallied outside the North Carolina State Legislature Building.
"If they thought 2012 was bad" in terms of the tide of Latino votes against the GOP, "wait 'till 2014 and 2016."
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka has laid down, in detail, what the federation wants - and doesn't want - in the legislation.
Advocates for workers' rights are ramping up pressure to include stronger provisions to protect guest workers from abuse in any new immigration reform legislation.
Unionists who descended on Congress to lobby for comprehensive immigration reform reported many favorable reactions from lawmakers.
WASHINGTON (PAI) - Backed by strong statements from AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka and Service Employees President Mary Kay Henry, dozens of local union leaders from around the nation descended on Capitol Hill starting on June 12 for a big push for comprehensive immigration reform.
With the 10th anniversary of the Congress Hotel strike approaching, Unite Here Local 1, the union representing Chicago's hospitality workers, announced the end of strike on May 29.