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Readers’ Views, May-June 2014

From the May-June 2014 issue of News & Letters: Readers’ Views LABOR AND IMMIGRATION On April 8, about 100 people, the majority young Latinas/os, gathered in front of Los Angeles City Hall to protest the deportation of immigrants. Obama’s administration … Continue reading

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‘Humane immigration reform now!’

400 immigrant workers from Mexico and Central America and their U.S. supporters marched through downtown Los Angeles for “comprehensive and humane immigration reform now!” Continue reading

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Youth on the move

Whenever you go to demonstrations, whether it is fast food workers demanding a living wage and a union where they work, or immigrants demanding total legalization now instead of a phony 14-year “path to citizenship,” or marches after the Trayvon Martin verdict, young people are playing a major role in the struggles for social justice and equal rights. Continue reading

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Immigrant workers ‘March for Dignity’

From the March-April 2012 issue of News & Letters: Immigrant workers ‘March for Dignity’ Berkeley, Calif.—On Feb. 17 over 500 people joined a “March for Dignity,” endorsed by Occupy Oakland, in support of the over 200 mostly Latino workers fired … Continue reading

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