African-American leaders protest Senate’s immigration bill

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alg-job-seekers-jpg-e1366826360283WASHINGTON – Wednesday, a coalition of black leaders slammed an effort by a D.C. progressive group to exclude them from the growing controversy over the immigration overhaul, which they say will put millions of blacks out of jobs.

The response came after Wade Henderson, who heads the D.C.-based Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released an April 24 statement that denigrated the black leaders as unrepresentative and divisive.

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