Immigration and Deportation Policy

To mark the June 27, 2013, one-year anniversary of the Senate passing immigration reform, the AFL-CIO hosted a forum on the economic and… read more

To mark the June 27, 2013, one-year anniversary of the Senate passing immigration reform, the AFL-CIO hosted a forum on the economic and humanitarian impact of inaction on the issue in the House of Representatives. In the first of two forums, Richard Trumka outlined the economic consequences of congressional inaction on immigration.reform. He described employer wage theft such as not paying for overtime or hours worked, denial of work breaks, no workers compensation, and unsafe working conditions. Following his remarks, Latino leaders talked about ways that labor unions can work to get a vote on immigration reform in the House and the impact of President Obama immigration executive initiatives. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Pablo Alvarado Executive Director National Day Laborer Organizing Network
  • Janet Marguia President and CEO National Council of La Raza
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Immigration and Deportation Policy

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Program ID:
320251-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 1, 2014
Last Aired:
Jul 7, 2014

Airing Details

  • Jul 01, 2014 | 7:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 02, 2014 | 10:37am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 07, 2014 | 4:17am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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