For a Nation on the Edge and in the Margins, There Are Swindles or Solutions
Medium Donald Trump is boiling years of extremist attacks on working people, immigrants and the poor down to a bitter sludge and serving it up to a thirsty, unsettled public that decreasingly believes it will ever have a shot at a middle-class existence.
Congress Should Respect Our Great Nation of Immigrants
Pres. Lee Saunders,
The Huffington Post What our nation needs is for Congress to do its job and pass a bill. Only comprehensive immigration reform approved by Congress and signed by the President can permanently fix our nation's immigration system.
Chamber of Commerce gives ultimatum to GOP
Politico Tom Donohue, president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, said the GOP shouldn’t even field a presidential candidate in 2016 unless Congress passes immigration reform this year.
House GOP Leaders Release “Standards for Immigration Reform”
AFSCME Legislative Weekly Reports
House Taking Up Piecemeal Immigration Bills
AFSCME Federal Legislative Report GOP leadership to go forward with small-bore immigration bills next week.
Immigration Reform Senate Floor Debate Begins
AFSCME Federal Legislative Report Senate considers the “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act” (S. 744).
Nuns Rally w/ Labor on Capitol Hill, Visit Oval Office
Paramus Post ...“Nuns on the Bus” gathered with prominent labor leaders and immigration activists at the United Methodist Building in Washington, D.C., to urge Congress to pass commonsense immigration reform in 2013.
Noxious Notions From the Heritage Foundation
Huffington Post Conservatives are going to have to decide if they will stand with people in both parties working to pass comprehensive immigration reform, or if they will join those mired in the narrow-mindedness of the past.
Hundreds March on Mayday in San Diego.
Democratic Underground ..... At the end, Laura Reyes, General Secretary of the United Domestic Workers International and leader of AFSCME took to the stage.
Reid headlines Las Vegas immigration rally
Associated Press People waving American flags, honking hand-held horns and chanting “Si se puede” — Spanish for “Yes, we can” — flooded Las Vegas to rally for comprehensive immigration reform, joining similar demonstrations that took place in cities around the country.
Senate Committee to Begin Debate on Immigration Reform Bill
AFSCME FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE REPORT The Senate Judiciary Committee was to hold its first session to begin amending the comprehensive immigration reform (CIR) bill (S. 744).
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