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Case Points to Broader Rights for Illegal Workers

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Case Points to Broader Rights for Illegal Workers

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Case Points to Broader Rights for Illegal Workers

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A federal jury in San Francisco awards $200,000 in damages to an undocumented worker who was reported to immigration officials after requesting back pay from his employer. The case suggests illegal workers may be able to claim more protections under U.S. labor laws than previously thought. NPR's Richard Gonzales reports.

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