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North Carolina AFL-CIO To Talk Immigration Reform

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File photo of illegal immigrants. (Photo by ARIS MESSINIS/Getty Images)

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina AFL-CIO is scheduled to talk about its support of comprehensive immigration reform.

The group is holding a news conference Wednesday at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel, where immigrant workers will discuss their experiences.

North Carolina AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer MaryBe McMillan also will talk about the passage of a resolution that calls on Congress to pass immigration reform that includes a road map to citizenship. National AFL-CIO Director of Government Affairs Bill Samuel will talk about the immigration reform effort at the national level.

Others participating in the news conference are the Rev. William Barber of the state NAACP and Fred Foster, chair of the Durham County Commission.

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