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For Immediate Release: Thursday, October 20, 2011
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EPI immigration expert to discuss H-2B guest worker program’s impact on U.S. jobs and wages tomorrow


Economic Policy Institute immigration expert Daniel Costa will discuss the H-2B visa program’s impact on U.S. jobs and wages at an AFL-CIO Congressional briefing tomorrow, Friday, October 21.  The Congressional briefing will focus on the Labor Department’s recently-issued rule that would prohibit employers from legally underpaying American and H-2B immigrant workers.  Costa will join Ana Avendaño of the AFL-CIO, Mary Bauer of the Southern Poverty Law Center and Tonya Clay House of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.

WHAT: Congressional Briefing – Labor Department’s H-2B Prevailing Wage Rule: Protecting Wages, Protecting American Jobs

WHO: Ana Avendaño, AFL-CIO; Mary Bauer, Southern Poverty Law Center; Daniel Costa, Economic Policy Institute; Tonya Clay House, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

WHEN: Friday, October 21, 2011, at 1 PM

WHERE: U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, Room SVC 210


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