Frances Perkins

  • The Original Sin of America’s Broken Immigration Courts

    A decision made by Franklin Roosevelt to move immigration services from jurisdiction of the Department of Labor to the Department of Justice laid the groundwork for criminalizing immigration and for abusive practices that came to light in the most recent administration. 

  • Does It Matter Who the Secretary of Labor Is?

    by T.R.C. Hutton

    Most of the people who have filled the position, whatever their intentions, have been largely ineffectual with the exception of Frances Perkins, who served the longest, during the New Deal.