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Indiana Steelworkers Win Raises After Short Strike
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Indiana Steelworkers Win Raises After Short Strike

VALPARAISO, Ind.—After a brief strike in late June, more than 80 workers at the Union Electric Steel plant in Valparaiso ratified a four-year contract that will give them a 10.5% raise. Members of International Association of Machinists Local 2018 had previously rejected the company’s offer of a 9% raise, but about two-thirds approved the revised…

Yearning to Breathe Free…
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Yearning to Breathe Free…

Editor’s Note: This is Part II in a series putting U.S. immigration into historical context.  Now that attention is focused on our southern border and the complex issues surrounding immigration, let’s look at some history.  The immigration reform acts of 1965 and 1986 had unintended consequences for Latin American immigration.

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