OCCUPATION: Coordinator of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network in the U.S.
NUMBER OF TIME COVERS: 1
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PRO: Considered the Cesar Chavez of America's immigrant day workers, has spearheaded campaigns for better working conditions and higher wages. Alvarado recently joined a $4 million lobbying campaign to help legalize the 11 million undocumented migrants in the U.S.
CON: Day workersoften the face of illegal immigrationface tough opposition in Congress and from labor unions.
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