Immigrant Rights

Busloads of freedom riders head for Washington, D.C., to demand their rights. The year is 2003 and the issue is illegal immigration. As legislators rethink the rules for undocumented workers, how far should they go? Host Neal Conan and guests look at the issue of immigrants' rights.


Maria Elena Durazo
*National Chairperson, The Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride
*President, Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees Union Local 11 in Los Angeles

Rep. Jim Kolbe (R-AZ)
*Co-sponsor, "Border Security and Immigration Security Act" (bi-partisan bill in the House)

Sen. Larry Craig (R-ID)
*Introduced Agricultural Job Opportunity Benefit and Security Act of 2003 (Agjobs) Bill

Mark Kirkorian
*Executive Director of the Center for Immigration Studies (independent research organization)

Jennifer Ludden
*NPR Correspondent



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