Stand #WithRefugees Ahead of Global Summit

August 10, 2016 Jackie Tortora

AFL-CIO Executive Vice President Tefere Gebre, who came to this country as a child refugee, has a message for world leaders: "It’s time to step up." This September 19 at the United Nations, governments will meet in a global summit to develop a plan for addressing large movements of refugees and migrants. It is essential that they make commitments to open up opportunities, rather than closing borders and work together to protect the human and labor rights of families on the move.

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