“No President Trumka, there are still differences within the AFL-CIO, and you don’t speak for us,” the ICE union dispatched in a press release this week.
According to the union, an AFL-CIO affiliate — currently suing Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, ICE Director John Morton, and U.S. Customs and Immigration Services Director Mayorkas over the administration’s changes to immigration policy, which they say prevents them from enforcing the law — the ICE Agents union has been barred from AFL-CIO discussions regarding the union’s stance on immigration policy.
Friday, February 1, 2013
Richard Trumka – a union goon straight out of central casting – misspeaks when he declares that “the entire labor movement is entirely behind” the president’s immigration initiative. ICE agents, for example, have, er, gently demurred: