In the 1920s, the Mexican labor movement was gaining steam and, wanting to show their support and international solidarity, the AFL decided to hold their convention in El Paso. Tobin served as a delegate and joined Gompers on a march of more than 900 workers across the International Bridge separating the two nations. U.S. and Mexican workers joined in solidarity, walking in lockstep from El Paso to the Mexican Federation of Labor headquarters in Juarez, right across the bridge. Gompers spoke, pledging loyalty and fraternity.
During the turbulent 1920s, Tobin emphasized several policies to the membership that he believed to be the underpinnings of his leadership.
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