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(Washington, DC, April 21, 2014) - Since April 17, 2013, the AFL-CIO has joined its vigorous support for a comprehensive immigration reform bill with a call on the administration to cease needless deportations. Today, the AFL-CIO issues a detailed policy statement that fleshes out the pro-worker case for the Department of Homeland Security to stop the deportation crisis.
The highlights of the AFL-CIO’s three policy recommendations are as follows:
The policy statement, which can be found at http://www.aflcio.org/Issues/Immigration/AFL-CIO-Recommendations-on-Administrative-Action-on-Immigration not only offers recommendations but provides the legal foundation for our continuing call to push the Administration to take broad executive action to relieve the ongoing deportation crisis for millions of workers.
Contact: Jeff Hauser or Gonzalo Salvador (202) 637-5018