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Study: Latino and Immigrant Workers More Likely To Die in Construction Falls

WNYC – October 24, 2013, by Mirela Iverac - In New York, the majority of those who die working in construction are Latinos and immigrants, according to a new report from the Center for Popular...

10/24/2013 | Improving Job Quality, Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

Inmigrantes hispanos sufren más accidentes en las obras, indica estudio

NY1 Noticias – October 24, 2013 -

Un nuevo estudio indica que los trabajadores inmigrantes hispanos son más propensos a morir en trabajos de la construcción.

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10/24/2013 | Improving Job Quality, Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

EXCLUSIVE: Latino, immigrant construction workers more likely to die on job in NYC: study

New York Daily News – Thursday, October 24, 2013 -

Just 41% of all construction workers in New York City identify themselves as Latino — but they account for 74% of the fatalities from...

10/24/2013 | Improving Job Quality

Local Progress Issue Briefs

A Policy for Local Progress

A compendium volume of 15...

10/23/2013 | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials

Language Access - The Report

Language Access in New York State: A Snapshot from a Community Perspective

The state government provides New Yorkers with a multitude of services and benefits necessary for their survival...

10/23/2013 | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

Allentown protesters take to streets to urge immigration reform

The Express-Times – October 21, 2013, by Colin McEvoy -

Hilda Gonzalez, who moved from Mexico to Allentown 12 years ago, was handed a speakerphone tonight and asked to tell an assembled...

10/21/2013 | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

Pilot Program to Represent Detainees Facing Deportation

New York Law Journal – September 30, 2013, by Mark Hamblett and Jeff Storey -

Aiming to foster the rights of immigrants and to keep their families together, two legal services...

09/30/2013

Trabajadores expresan a través del arte sus experiencias como inmigrantes

EFEUSA – September 17, 2013 -

Nueva York, 17 sep (EFEUSA).- Un grupo de trabajadores inauguró hoy una exposición de pinturas, fotografías y vídeos en la que plasmaron sus experiencias...

09/17/2013 | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

A Victory for Smarter, More Effective Policing

Huffington Post – September 9, 2013, by Brittny Saunders -

On August 22, the New York City Council took the final step toward enacting the Community Safety Act (CSA), overriding Mayor...

09/9/2013

Pennsylvania Groups Press For Quicker Action on Immigration Reform

CBS – September 5, 2013, by Cherri Gregg -

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — As Congress gets ready to head back to Washington, a coalition of Pennsylvania advocates for immigration reform is holding a...

09/5/2013 | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

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