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Over the first weekend of 2016, federal immigration agents raided homes in Texas, Georgia, and North Carolina.  They detained people thought to be illegal immigrants – primarily from Central America.  The raids have prompted an outcry from Hispanic and Latino advocacy groups and a letter, signed by 130 Congressional Democrats, calling for an end to the raids. 

Immigration reform is making its way through Congress, and the North Carolina AFL-CIO is taking notice. The union workers’ group held a news conference in Raleigh recently to talk about their support for immigration reform.