undocumented immigrants

TX Construction Workers 12% More Likely to Be Killed on the Job

TX Construction Workers 12% More Likely to Be Killed on the Job
Days after the Texas Workforce Commission praised the economy as strong in part due to the strength of the construction industry, the Dallas Morning News ran a weekend feature about the dangers of construction in the Lone Star State. Their investigative report echoes past arguments made by the Workers Defense Project and the AFL-CIO. In that booming economy, the state's construction sites are 22 percent deadlier than the national average.
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Separation of Church and Mexico: Right-Wing Pastor Says Jesus Would Not Help Immigrant Children

Pastor Robert Jeffress, a Dallas megachurch buffoon who previously has said Obama's policies are paving the way for the Antichrist, now tells FOX News that Jesus doesn't want you to help immigrant children: "Jesus loved children, but he also respected the law. He said, "Render unto Caesar the things that are Caesar's."
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Politician Tells Little Girl Her Dad Should Be Deported

Politician Tells Little Girl Her Dad Should Be Deported
Congressman Scott Desjarlais, a Tennessee Republican, was asked a question by 11-year-old Josie Molina at a town hall meeting. The daughter of an undocumented immigrant, Josie was there looking for advice on how to keep her father in the country. The congressman told her, in front of a hooting and hollering Tea Party crowd, that her father would have to be deported...
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Wage Theft Whistleblower Faces Deportation After Exposing Federally-Contracted Food Court Fiends

Wage Theft Whistleblower Faces Deportation After Exposing Federally-Contracted Food Court Fiends
A few days after speaking out against an employer contracted by the federal government — a company who denied him minimum wage and overtime benefits — Antonio Vanegas was detained by Homeland Security for four days. He now awaits a deportation hearing, while the employer/exploiter of undocumented immigrants goes un-reprimanded.
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