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Al Jazeera English's "Fault Lines" program discovers creative models local communities are using to address unemployment.

Gabriel Thompson's book Working in the Shadows reveals what working like an immigrant in America is really like.

The Obama administration should embrace
progressive tactics to protect human and workplace rights.

The trial for the murder of undocumented immigrant Francisco Javier Domínguez stripped him of his humanity. The retrial must not make the same mistake.

A patchwork of local laws reflects the complicated, contradictory national debate over immigration policy.

New York State Governor Eliot Spitzer had a good idea about how to issue driver's licenses to undocumented workers. Too bad he caved.

A federal judge in San Francisco has put on hold new Homeland Security regulations designed to crack down on illegal immigrants in the workplace.

Alarmist predictions of a talent shortage of high-tech workers are driving the race to the bottom.

The educational odysseys of Hunter College's foreign-born graduates disprove the lies spread by anti-immigrant politicians.

The US guest-worker program has locked thousands in a modern-day form of indentured servitude.

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Migrant workers subject to the kafala system have little recourse against exploitation and abuse.

July 23, 2014

A new initiative aims to put wages at the heart of the inequality debate.

June 4, 2014

Safety advocates say the government has plenty of tools available to protect workers; it just needs the political will to apply them.

May 2, 2014

The UK seems keen on abandoning its most vulnerable workers to the rule of the master of the house.

April 4, 2014

Change won’t come to America’s broken immigration system from policymakers. It will come from organizers.

March 10, 2014

The migration of highly skilled workers can pay dividends for immigrants and their employers, but it produces losers as well.

February 26, 2014

The Nation asks Secretary Perez about forthcoming regulations, changing work and Obama administration appearances with Walmart.

September 11, 2013

A class action lawsuit is challenging an ICE policy that violates the Fourth Amendment by holding citizens as undocumented immigrants. 

June 21, 2013

This year’s march was led by immigrant and youth activists pressing for long-awaited justice.

May 2, 2013

The upcoming protests have already attracted the attention of authorities—including the FBI.

April 29, 2013