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Vital undocumented workers victims of wage theft, shifting laws

Jacinta Gonzalez, an organizer with the Congress of Day Laborers in New Orleans, tells a story about the abuse of workers rebuilding the city after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. She once met a man who went to his employer’s house to demand payment for his labor on a construction site after the employer stiffed him of his dues. The man’s boss came at him, swinging a hammer. The worker immediately called the police.

San Francisco study, Michigan news: Immigrants don’t steal jobs; they get...

A lot of the heat surrounding immigration policy debate comes from the fear that immigrants take jobs from American citizens, a fear easily exacerbated...

Tancredo supports new Ariz. immigration law but mostly as a lever

Coloradans and national politics watchers generally will not be surprised that former Colorado Congressman and anti-illegal immigration champion Tom Tancredo celebrated the new broad...

But can’t the non-citizens work in the uranium mill?

The same Montrose County board of commissioners that recently kicked off a uranium mill hearing with the Pledge of Allegiance and then stood on...

Loss of Immigrant Workers May Increase Building Costs

Serious road construction and home building season is around the corner in Colorado and contractors, like Mark Gould in Glenwood Springs, are concerned about...