Month: August 2014

Injured GM workers intensify fight for just settlement; are joined in appeal to CEO Mary Barra by autoworkers’ Union

​Former GM worker Manuel Ospina dramatized his quest for a fair settlement with GM with a renewed hunger strike and burial to his neck, in full view of the Colombian U.S. Embassy. (El Tiempo photo) BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA― On August 26, 2014, a group of autoworkers dismissed from General Motors after developing permanent disabling injuries on …

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Two Detention Centers for Migrant Women And Children Open On 5th Anniv. of End to Family Detention

Five years ago immigration advocates praised the Obama administration for closing down the only large-scale detention center for immigrant women and children. Now, in response to the surge of Central American migrants caught at the border after seeking asylum, it has quietly opened two new family detention facilities that have more than 1,200 beds, and …

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