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Immigrants Play a Vital Role in Securing our Social Security System’s Future

by Nancy Altman, president of Social Security Works and EOI board member Donald Trump and his administration are holding millions of young Americans hostage. In return for ending the deportation of Dreamers who were brought to this country as children

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Posted in A Fair Deal at Work, An Inclusive Economy, Column, Retirement Security, Social Security

How our immigrant ancestors built their lives — and the nation

My friend invited my wife and me to celebrate her husband’s 70th birthday. We enjoyed an evening of great food and wine, stories of the past and hopes for the future. The stories of the past were such powerful American

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Uneven Ground

Uneven Ground

December 23, 2015

Founded as a nation of immigrants, the United States has remained so throughout its expansion and development, and today, immigration continues to shape and reshape the country and its states. The U.S.’s history as an immigrant nation has created the

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Posted in An Inclusive Economy, Educational Opportunity

“Unequal pay isn’t rare – it’s common and prevalent in all job sectors”

“Unequal pay isn’t rare – it’s common and prevalent in all job sectors”

February 10, 2015

Sandy Restrepo, a local attorney, testifies to the Washington State House Labor Committee in favor of the Equal Pay Opportunity Act (HB 1646), February 2, 2015: Hello my name is Sandy Restrepo and I’m here today to testify in support of HB

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Posted in A Fair Deal at Work, Equal Pay

Washington Policy Review | 5.27.2010

Washington Policy Review is EOI’s bi-monthly newsletter, with news and commentary on public policy from Washington State and around the country. Click here to subscribe. John Burbank: Most of us can trace our roots back to immigration The discussion about

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Most of us can trace our roots to immigration

From the Everett Herald The discussion about immigration has focused myopically on illegal immigrants from Mexico and other countries in Central America. Arizona now compels police to demand papers of anyone they “suspect” may be undocumented. Ethnic studies are banned

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Posted in A Fair Deal at Work, Column
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