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And collective action is the only answer.
Soon we’ll all be stuck with the unjust working conditions that immigrants face: contingent jobs, with lousy pay and few or no benefits.
Industry leaders and their Senate allies are trying to kill reforms protecting immigrant workers.
In Georgia, HB 87 is a “giant scarecrow” for immigrant labor, and the result has been hundreds of millions in lost crops.
As the Obama administration tries to salvage the Secure Communities program, governors and advocates alike are calling it what it is: racial profiling.
After a career of blending into the crowd, journalist Jose Antonio Vargas has come out of hiding about his legal status and has vowed to only cover immigration issues.
All the attention given to Dobbs's hypocrisy risks obscuring the deeper lesson to learn from this case: that undocumented workers are so thoroughly woven into the fabric of our economy that even a professional immigrant-basher like Dobbs couldn't avoid relying on their labor.
Lou Dobbs regularmente arremetía contra los “empleadores de ilegales.” Sin embargo, el propio Dobbs utilizó mano de obra de indocumentados para que trabajaran en sus propiedades multimillonarias y que atendieran los caballos que le tiene a su hija Hillary. Lea este artículo en Español.
The Nation's Isabel Macdonald says that the millions of undocumented workers in this country cannot seek economic and social justice until they feel safe coming out of the shadows of the US economy.
In an exclusive, two-part debate between Lou Dobbs and The Nation's Isabel Macdonald on MSNBC's The Last Word, host Lawrence O'Donnell declares Dobbs on trial for hypocrisy in the court of public opinion.