Chamber of Commerce, Big Labor to make joint push for immigration reform

Published on NewsOK Published: January 16, 2013
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Sean Higgins

The Hill has a good piece up today about how the Chamber of Commerce has reached out to both the AFL-CIO and the Service Employees International Union to join it in lobbying Congress to pass a comprehensive immigration reform bill:

“The cause of the undocumented is our cause, and the Chamber can be a powerful ally in expanding citizenship to all working people in the United States,” said Ana Avendano, the AFL-CIO’s director of immigration and community action.

Advocates for immigration reform say a team-up between business and labor would be a blockbuster development that could lend momentum to their cause.

Click to read full article at Washington Examiner



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