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TWO PETITIONS TO PRESIDENT BUSH AND THE U.S. GOVERNMENT WERE LAUNCHED ON MAY 1, 2007

The Boston May Day Coalition has launched a national campaign demanding that the U.S. government sign the United Nations Convention on Rights for Migrant Workers and Their Families, and that President Bush issue a moratorium on immigration raids and deportations. What it is needed now is to stop repression of migrant workers and pass a fair, just and humane legislation to find a solution to the exploitation and victimization of nearly 12 million undocumented migrant workers and their families. President Bush can issue a simple executive order on humanitarian terms over Homeland Security to halt the raids carried out by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. (This petition closed on 11/1/08 with 1,277 signatures and was delivered to Pres. Bush on 11/14/08).

The U.S. and European countries have not signed on nor ratified the U.N. Convention on Migrant Workers Rights passed in 2003. We must demand that our government sign and comply with this basic international set of rights for migrant workers.

To sign the petition that the U.S. sign the United Nations Convention on Migrant Workers Rights please click here.

To download the Petition to the U.S. Government to Sign and Ratify the U.N. Convention on Migrant Workers rights sign-up sheet and carry out the campaign in your locality please click here.

To donwload a summary of the U.N. convention click here.

Para bajar un resumen de la Convención de la ONU pinche aquí.