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International Workers' Day 2013: Calls for Legalization -- Not Deportation!

For the past several years International Workers' Day, May Day, has served as a vehicle to spotlight the particular injustices against immigrant workers, especially the undocumented. Read more >

Chairman Goodlatte Introduces Ag Guestworker Bill

Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) today introduced the Agricultural Guestworker “AG” Act (H.R. 1773) a bill to provide American farmers with a workable temporary agricultural guestworker program that will help provide access to a reliable workforce.   Chairman Goodlatte released the following statement on the bill’s introduction. Read more >

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House Judiciary Committee Introduces Bill to Expand E-Verify

Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) today joined Congressman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) in introducing the Legal Workforce Act (H.R. 1772) a bipartisan bill that will discourage illegal immigration by ensuring jobs are only made available to those authorized to work in the U.S. The Legal Workforce Act is one of several bills the House Judiciary Committee plans to introduce to help address various issues within our immigration system.  Read more >

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House Immigration Bill Will Be Tougher Than 'Gang Of 8' Plan, GOP Member Says

WASHINGTON -- Rep. John Carter (R-Texas), a member of the bipartisan House group working on an immigration bill, said Monday that his group's plan will have a tougher path to citizenship than the Senate "gang of eight" legislation -- which he said could be defined as "amnesty." Read more >

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KPFA Up Front: Panel on Immigration Reform

Berkeley's own KPFA Community Radio, 94.1 FM:

Panel on Immigration bill; Crystal Patterson, Communications Director for the Immigration Policy at the Center for American Progress, Anoop Prasad, Staff Attorney for Immigrant Rights with the Asian Law Caucus , and Catherine Tactaquin Executive Director of the National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

Immigration program begins about 30 minutes into the tape.
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New Immigration Bill Includes Support for Families and Workers, Yet Would Continue Key Failures of Current System

Quaker Group: Fair Path to Citizenship Must Reflect More Humane Principles  Read more >

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