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AFL-CIO hails vote on immigration bill, vows work to improve

"This reflects an enormous step toward healing an injustice, the deportation crisis that has wrecked families, communities, and workplaces for far too long."

Unions: Keep immigration open to family members

Unions and their allies, led by the AFL-CIO, back changes to the draft comprehensive immigration law that would keep immigration rights open for family members of current permanent residents.

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Union and growers split on immigration plan

And that split could imperil immigration legislation overall, since the GOP-run House has made it clear that it may deep-six the Senate's comprehensive immigration overhaul.

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Analysts say bill would extend labor law protection to immigrants

A close reading of the draft comprehensive immigration reform bill discloses provisions to bring undocumented workers under labor law coverage.

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In shadow of Disney World, May Day rally demands immigrant rights

In the home of Disney World, hundreds of immigrants rally on May Day to demand the "right to work, right to live and right to stay together."

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May Day, a day for international labor solidarity

What made May 1st special was the broad cross section of Michigan labor and faith leaders who proudly celebrated May Day.

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Labor's stance on immigrant workers has changed, says Trumka

"When people use the word "immigrant" as an insult or as a way to degrade people - I take it personally."

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Union leaders reiterate support for immigration reform

Union leaders have strongly supported comprehensive immigration reform, including a path to eventual legalization and citizenship for 11 million undocumented people.

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New Yorkers demonstrate for immigration reform

While Congress debates immigration reform, New Yorkers joined the thousands demonstrating in Washington D.C. yesterday with a local march.

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Unions and allies jam Capitol for immigration reform

The crowd demanded Congress pass legislation providing a path to citizenship and other legal rights for the estimated 11 million undocumented people in the U.S.

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