Immigrant Workers’ Rights – May Day Rally Held in Allentown

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Make the Road Pennsylvania’s Allentown chapter organized the May Day rally advocating immigrant workers’ rights – emphasizing undocumented workers. Along with demanding minimum pay and labor rights for undocumented workers, advocates urged the Biden administration to grant citizenship to the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the U.S.

Armando Jimenez Carabin, the Allentown organizer of Make the Road Pennsylvania, came to the United States from Mexico with his family when he was a young boy. “Our own story was that of just making not enough money to live. It was an economical decision, but it’s different for every immigrant,” Jimenez said.

“A lot of essential workers are undocumented immigrants, and they deserve dignity and respect as they have run this country and at the same time, they have