Thursday, November 28, 2013
Viewpoints: Immigration reform can be a win for workers, families By Richard Trumka and Stephen Blaire
Unions and Catholic leaders have long found common cause in advocating for policies that defend the dignity of workers and protect immigrant families. Over the past several years, we have worked together to win congressional approval of comprehensive immigration reform legislation. Although such legislation has passed the U.S. Senate in an overwhelmingly bipartisan fashion, the House of Representatives is now delaying consideration of either the Senate bill or its own version of reform. Click the link above for the full op/ed.
Richard Trumka is the president of the AFL-CIO. Stephen Blaire is the Catholic bishop of Stockton and a member of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ domestic policy committee.