Immigration Bus Stops at Wolf's Door

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Immigration Bus Stops at Wolf's Door(Metropolitan Washington Council, AFL-CIO)Marching and chanting "Yes we can!" in seven different languages, nearly 100 people rallied Wednesday morning in front of U.S. Rep. Frank Wolf's (R) 10th District office in Herndon, Va., urging his support for immigrant rights. Union members from Communications Workers of America (CWA), the Seafarers, Laborers, SAG-AFTRA , SEIU and others joined allies including CASA de Virginia and church groups at the latest stop on the Immigration Reform Bus Tour. A delegation led by AFL-CIO Executive Vice President Tefere Gebre, CWA President Larry Cohen and SEIU Secretary Treasurer Eliseo Medina presented portraits of immigrants and a petition. Wolf is one of a group of Republican House members who have expressed support in the past for immigration reform but have not signed a discharge petition to force House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) to hold a vote on the bipartisan immigration reform bill that passed the U.S. Senate last year. Read more about the discharge petition here.
- report/photo by Dan Duncan


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