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Migrants camp at the base of Paso del Norte International Bridge in Ciudad Juárez.

It was business as usual Monday on the Migrant Protection Protocols docket in federal immigration courts, and groups that work in them are raising concerns about the risk to migrants and court staff. Read more»

The American Federation of Government Employees represents about 8,000 workers in Arizona, but union organizers say that many people in the state don’t understand what unions do for workers.

Arizona labor unions have little to celebrate this Labor Day weekend, as membership numbers continue plunge in the state. Union membership fell from 6 percent of the state’s workers in 2011 to 5.1 percent in 2012. That 16 percent drop – from 149,000 to 125,000 workers – was one of the steepest in the nation. Read more»