Of the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States today, between 7.5 and 8 million are estimated to be in the labor force.
GEO Group's main niche has been profiting from immigration detention centers which have helped facilitate deportations and the separation of families.
What is happening in Michigan "is a threat to everyone in this nation," said Al Sharpton. "If you get away with it in Detroit, you can get away with it all over the nation."
Exxon Mobil's Pegasus pipeline ruptured March 29, spewing thousands of barrels of heavy Canadian crude throughout the town of Mayflower, Ark.
On March 28 in western Minnesota, a mile-long train hauling oil from Canada derailed, leading to a spill of about 15,000 gallons of crude.
The 2007-08 financial crisis, spurred by Wall Street's "casino capitalism," still threatens pension plans that affect 10 million workers.
Friday, March 29th was Pearl Bailey's birthday.
Thousands of teachers, parents, students and city residents protested the announcement by Chicago Board of Education that it will close 54 schools effecting 30,000 students.
"Shame on us if we've forgotten," Obama said. "I haven't forgotten those kids."
On this day in 1931, governors of Florida, Virginia, New Mexico and a few other states rejected proposals from the Cotton-Textile Institute to forbid women from working factory night shifts.