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AFL-CIO 2013 Immigration Press Conf & The "Comprehensive Immigration Bill" Challenged
At the AFL-CIO 2013 convention on Los Angeles on September 10, 2013 a press conference was called on immigration and SB 744. Tefere Gebre the new Executive VP of the AFL-CIO spoke at the press conference and was interviewed.
AFL-CIO 2013 Immigration Press Conference And The "Comprehensive Immigration Bill"
On September 10, 2013 at the AFL-CIO convention in Los Angeles, an immigration press conference was held. Speakers discussed the attack on immigrant workers and answered questions that have been raised about SB 744 immigration "reform" bill that the AFL-CIO is supporting.
The new executive vice president of the AFL-CIO Tefere Gebre was interviewed and also discussed his views on the efforts by President Obama to attack and bomb Syria.
Also the director of the national Taxi Workers Alliance Bhairavi Desai talked about the conditions facing cab drivers and other issues as well.
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Al Rojas Questions Maria Elena Durazo, Executive Secretary of LA Federation Of Lbaor
Desai Bhairavi of the National Taxi Workers Alliance spoke about the conditions of taxi workers, immigration and the proposed war on Syria
Activists from LCLAA Sacramento and Southern California opposed the AFL-CIO leadership support to SB 744 which militarizes the borders in institutes and mass bracero program for farm workers, food service and computer workers.