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Major US Labor Unions Bolster President Obama’s Immigration Initiative

President Obama’s recent pronouncement of his desire to move forward on comprehensive immigration reform within the next few months is being met by a growing chorus of support from a diverse array of groups.  The most recent bedfellows are two of the nation’s major labor groups – the A.F.L. – C.I.O. and Change to Win READ MORE

Commerce Secretary Supports Comprehensive Immigration Reform

The following is a strong statement from Commerce Secretary Gutierrez, from a June 9, 2008, State of Immigration Address,  in favor of comprehensive immigration reform and acknowledging the deleterious dearth of immigrant, H-1B and H-2A and H-2B visa numbers, which are critical to allowing our economy to remain competitive: “I would like to talk a little about the READ MORE

“Illegal Immigrant” – A Damaging Term

The New York Times editorial is right on about the inappropriate and deleterious use of the word “illegal” to describe foreigners in the US who do not have proper immigration status.  The editorial states: “Since the word modifies not the crime but the whole person, it goes too far. It spreads, like a stain that cannot wash out. READ MORE