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Social Justice Tuesday-When Labor Rights Mean Immigrant Rights: Unions, Immigrant Workers, and Immigration Reform
William H. Gates Hall
12:30 PM - 1:20 PM
Labor rights and immigration rights are increasingly intertwined. Join us to hear Dan Hutzenbiler and Professor Angélica Cházaro discuss the growth of alliances and strategies for representation and reform that bring these actors and their legal issues together and the resulting benefits and compromises.
Dan Hutzenbiler, a partner at Robblee, Detwiler, & Black, is a union-side labor law attorney who advises unions and represents building and construction workers. He will speak to the ways in which immigration law and rights come up in a legal practice dedicated to protecting unions and workers. Professor Angélica Cházaro is a former immigration attorney at the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project and now a Visiting Assistant Professor at UW Law teaching Poverty Law. She will discuss the growing coalescence of unions, worker organizing, and immigration reform movements in national immigration reform and in the local Sakuma Berry Farms strike of immigrant farmworkers in Washington.