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Announcement: United Labor on Immigration Reform

By April 14, 2009 One Comment

April 14, 2009

Today, the AFL-CIO and the unions affiliated with Change To Win (UFCW, SEIU, UNITE HERE, UFW, LIUNA, Teamsters and Carpenters unions) unveiled an unified set of principles supporting comprehensive immigration reform. NAKASEC joined other allies at this morning’s momentous briefing. The joining together is a powerful sign that momentum is building towards reform and a clear reflection that immigrant rights are workers’ rights.

For more background, click here to read a front page article that ran in the New York Times.

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  • […] On April 14, 2009 the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) representing 56 national and international labor unions and Change To Win, representing the UFCW, SEIU, UNITE HERE, UFW, LIUNA, Teamsters and Carpenters unions, unveiled an unified set of principles supporting comprehensive immigration reform. The unified statement came after months of deliberations and was announced at a labor-convened briefing with various stakeholders, including NAKASEC, present. To read more, click here. […]