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  • 40th Annual North American Labor History Conference

    October 18-20, 2018
    Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

    The Program Committee of the North American Labor History Conference (NALHC), an international conference with a global perspective on labor and working-class history, invites proposals for case studies, project demonstrations, papers, panels, roundtables, and workshops on the theme Labor and History in the 21st Century for our fortieth anniversary annual meeting.

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  • Workers on the Move, Workers’ Movements :LAWCHA 2019 Conference

    May 30-June 1, 2019
    Duke University, Durham, NC

    The Labor and Working-­‐Class History Association, an organization of scholars, teachers, students, labor educators and activists, welcomes proposals for the 2019 LAWCHA conference at Duke University in Durham, NC, May 30-­June 1. The conference theme will be Workers on the Move, Workers’ Movements.

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How the Haitian refugee crisis led to the indefinite detention of immigrants

President Trump’s recent visit to Southern California to view prototypes for his much-touted border wall drew protests and new pledges by immigrants and their supporters to fight his anti-immigrant policies. But in February, the Supreme Court handed immigration rights advocates a legal setback in Jennings v. Rodriguez — one that is even more daunting than the concrete wall Trump wants to build. Read more →

June 18th, 2018