Unions to Recruit Immigrants Covered by Obama Amnesty

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27 December 2014
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Our American Future
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Labor unions are eyeing an estimated four million immigrants [illegal aliens] who entered the United States illegally as a prize pool of new recruits for their struggling movement, now that President Barack Obama has used an executive decree of amnesty to shield the migrants from being deported, Fox News reports.

Labor groups including the AFL-CIO, Service Employees International Union, and United Food & Commercial Workers have begun reaching out to immigrants [illegal aliens] covered by the president's executive order...

Critics of Obama's move have said it violates the Constitution and will ultimately hurt American workers by depressing wages and forcing them to compete with millions of new job applicants.

Union membership and political clout have declined in tandem over the last decade,...