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Congress Worked 21 Hours A Week This Year. Here’s Your New Year’s Resolution, House GOP: Do Your Jobs.

Last month, we kicked off the “Do Your Jobs” campaign to remind Congress of all the immigrants who are working hard to produce our food and drink this holiday season, fromThanksgiving turkeys to Christmas trees.  We have profiled a series of immigrant workers who work every day to contribute to our country. Now, we’re profiling one last … Continue reading »

Fidel, A Potato Farm Worker, Does His Job; Congress, Do Yours

Last month, we kicked off the “Do Your Jobs” campaign to remind Congress of all the immigrants who will be working hard to produce our food and drink this holiday season.  Throughout the rest of the year, we will be profiling immigrant workers like Fidel (below), who work every day to contribute to our country.  … Continue reading »

NPR: Immigrant Workers and Their Crucial Role in US Food Production

This week, the NPR show “All Things Considered” is highlighting stories from Harvest Public Media, a public radio reporting project that focuses on agriculture and food production issues.  Each story highlights the struggles of some of the many immigrant workers that play a crucial role in food production across the U.S. In yesterday’s segment, they … Continue reading »

Alo and Fredy Do Their Jobs; Congress, Do Yours

Last month, we kicked off the “Do Your Jobs” campaign to remind Congress of all the immigrants who will be working hard to produce our food and drink this holiday season.  Throughout the rest of the year, we will be profiling immigrant workers and business owners like Alo and Fredy (below), who work every day … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform “Office Hours”

Immigration Advocates Show House Leaders Why the Pro-Reform Movement Cannot be Ignored Between fasts across the country, prayer services and deliveries to House leadership offices, the pro-reform movement demonstrated its relentless commitment and strength once again this week. The consistent daily pressure and moral commitment by immigration advocates stood in stark contrast to the inaction … Continue reading »

Teresa, a Farmworker Foreman, Does Her Job; Rep. McCarthy, Do Yours

Last month, we kicked off the “Do Your Jobs” campaign to remind Congress of all the immigrants who will be working hard to produce our food and drink this holiday season.  Throughout the rest of the year, we will be profiling immigrant workers like Teresa (below), who work every day to contribute to our country.  … Continue reading »

Francisco, a Farmworker, Does His Job; Congress, Do Yours

Last month, we kicked off the “Do Your Jobs” campaign to remind Congress of all the immigrants who will be working hard to produce our food and drink this holiday season.  Throughout the rest of the year, we will be profiling immigrant workers like Francisco (below), who work every day to contribute to our country.  … Continue reading »

Mark, a Nursery Owner in Ohio, Does His Job; Speaker Boehner, Do Yours

Last month, we kicked off the “Do Your Jobs” campaign to remind Congress of all the immigrants who will be working hard to produce our food and drink this holiday season.  Throughout the rest of the year, we will be profiling workers and business owners like Mark (below), who work every day to contribute to … Continue reading »

#DoYourJobs This Holiday Season, Congress — and Pass Immigration Reform

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. It’s a time to celebrate family, friendship, and patriotism that transcends the boundaries of religion, race, or politics. On Thanksgiving, we put aside the things that divide us and are thankful for the blessings in each of our lives. This year I took a look around the table and my … Continue reading »

Alejandro and Other Immigrant Workers Do Their Jobs; Congress, Do Yours

Last week, we kicked off the “Do Your Jobs” campaign to remind Congress of all the immigrants who will be working hard to produce our food and drink this holiday season.  Throughout the rest of the year, we will be profiling immigrant workers like Alejandro (below), who work every day to contribute to our country.  … Continue reading »