Promotion of secure, stable jobs with livable wages and benefits

    Pass comprehensive immigration reform and establish repatriation agreements for deportees of Southeast Asia. Raise the minimum wage. Phase in minimum wage requirements for small businesses. Establish universal paid Family and Sick Leave. Authorize and appropriate funding through the Department of Labor for Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISI) to provide training and placement programs in partnership with community-based organizations working with culturally isolated and underserved communities. Expand the Workforce Innovation Fund.