Tag: immigration reform

Post-Debate Fact Check: Exploitation of Immigrant Workers Is a Serious Problem

October 20, 2016

The third and final presidential debate yesterday was short on immigration but did touch on the important topic of exploitation and retaliation against undocumented workers. While the post-debate fact checkers quibble over what extent this occurred on one specific project, we know such retaliation exists and it is a problem.… Read More»

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What’s at Stake for Working People in the SCOTUS Deferred Action Case

April 18, 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments this week in the case of United States v. Texas, a case that will determine the fate of the most significant immigration initiatives in decades. These initiatives are essential to workers’ rights and to millions of working people across the country. The case… Read More»

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A Year of Obstruction and Failed Promises for Working Families

November 20, 2015

One year ago, President Obama announced a series of executive actions on immigration reform. The president used his executive authority only after House Republicans blocked consideration of a comprehensive solution to our broken immigration system. Unfortunately politically motivated legal obstructionism has held up important elements of the president’s actions. The… Read More»

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