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One key provision of Sen. Tom Harkin's Rebuild America Act calls for raising the minimum wage to $9.80—a 35 percent hike—and pegging the wage to inflation.
Multiple human rights organizations, including Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, Reporters Without Borders and the Committee to Protect Journalists, have decried Shaye's imprisonment.