Immigration has been a major political issue for the past few decades, but was very much used as a leading campaign theme by former President Donald Trump in the runup to the 2016 election.
Very little is being heard from undocumented immigrants themselves, why they come to the U.S., what they would like to see happen and more. Laz Ayala, Founder of Illegal The Project and a former undocumented immigrant who has since gained citizenship joined AWF Union Podcast to discuss this issue and some potential ways to solve it. Continue reading →
The General President of Laborers’ International Union of North America, Terry O’Sullivan, talked about the results on the 2018 midterm election on America’s Work Force Radio.
O’Sullivan, the head of LIUNA, said Democrats, by virtue of regaining control of the House of Representatives, will have a larger voice on reforms and other legislation. He spoke about President Trump’s crackdown on illegal immigration, which he believes will lead to changes in the nation’s immigration laws.
Cleveland City Councilman Mike Polensek appeared on the Nov. 19 edition of AWF and discussed the need to elect people who will look out for the working class and protect Medicare, Medicaid and pensions. Elected officials, Polensek felt, must focus on bringing more jobs back to the U.S. from overseas. He talked about a proposal to reduce the size of Cleveland City Council from 17 down to nine members and the benefits associated with such change.
America’s Work Force Radio host Ed “Flash” Ferenc discussed how the “Fight for $15” helps families. Ferenc also talked about the need to restoring voter and voting rights.
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