Editors' Blog

Union Families Join Working People and Immigrants for May Day Events

Union Families Join Working People and Immigrants for May Day Events, Respond to Political Attacks on Immigrant and Workers' RightsApril 28, 2011AFL-CIO Pres.

House Republicans tap anti-immigrant bigots to oversee immigration policy

Two Republican members of Congress who favor mass deportations of undocumented Latino immigrants and have frequently used dehumanizing langauge and negative images of Latinos to push anti-immigrant hysteria will now lead their party's efforts to round-up, detain and then deport some 11 million people and block reforms of the immigration system.

Time to close ranks behind this President

After last night's election results, it has become pretty clear what gobs of campaign cash from secret corporate donors will do to America's democratic process – thanks to a right-wing Supreme Court decision in the Citizens United case.

Cops don't like Arizona's anti-immigrant law

Arizona immigration law will boost crime in U.S. cities, police chiefs sayVideoBy Spencer S. HsuWashington PostArizona's new crackdown on illegal immigration will increase crime in U.S. cities, not reduce it, by driving a wedge between police and immigrant communities, police chiefs from several of the state's and the nation's largest cities said Tuesday.The new Arizona law will intimidate crime victims and witnesses who are illegal immigrants and divert police from investigating more serious crimes, chiefs from Los Angeles, Houston and Philadelphia said.