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November 30, 2006
Quincy leasing land to Migrant Head Start
Parents could learn English at new site

 

November 29, 2006
Binding mediation in farm labor upheld
Salinas union calls case 'David and Goliath story'

 

Pelosi's Napa Business Scrutinized
 

November 27, 2006
Ex-agents OK guest-worker plan

 

Felons, homeless fill jobs at chicken plant after INS raids

 

Major reforms uncertain in 2007
Divisions, labor unions, '08 election key factors


Bush seeks unity on immigration
Reaches out to Democrats to craft new bill

 

November 26, 2006
Migrants in fields ‘live a primordial life’
 

November 25, 2006
Some migrants still in canyon: City offers evicted workers few options
 

November 24, 2006
Growers expect worker shortage
Winter harvest in Yuma expected to face severe labor problems

 

DDT study shows need to press Latins for ban

 

Pear Crop Rots as Field Hands Kept from Crossing Border
 

November 23, 2006
Still no slam dunk on an immigration bill
Tensions are surfacing as Democratic leaders must deal with

newly elected conservatives inside their own party.

 

Cultivating day-care help
Migrants at a Myakka farm may get a center near the fields

 

Farm workers’ study in limbo
Aim was to improve health care for migrants.  But
administration won’t release the results.

 

November 22, 2006
Camps closed, but migrants still in canyon

 

So far, fields full of workers
 

Most Americans favor guest-worker program: poll
 

November 21, 2006
Mushrooms' cloud

 

Shortage of workers imperils Yuma crops
Farmers point to lack of a guest-worker law

 

November 20, 2006

Congress' shift brings change to illegal immigrant debate, experts say
Tennessee struggles with illegal influx

 

Education to hit home for migrant workers
With approval from residents and Collier County officials,

International College will open a new education center in

the 4-year-old Immokalee community, Jubilation
 

November 19, 2006
Migrant financial aid program loses funding

 

Tunnels act as highways for migrants
The subterranean smuggling routes breed chaos along U.S.-Mexico border.

 

Protest over illegal McGonigle Canyon dwellings draws hundreds

 

Mexican consulate a lifeline for immigrant workers

 

Immigration fight may pose first test for bipartisanship
Bush, Democrats have similar goals, but issue is thorny


New faces, same debate on ‘amnesty’
Despite Democrats’ control of Congress, immigration reform is

far from being a sure thing.

 

Farmworkers bill's chances better with new Congress
 

November 18, 2006
Owners to close campsites in canyon
Protesters would face arrest with migrants

 

Bracero Returns to U.S., Settles in Gilroy
 

November 17, 2006
Radio Conciencia
Audience of low-power station in Immokalee gets music,

news from back home — and help with labor issues when they need it
 

McNeal redistricting option concern for Myakka farmers
Falkner Farms parents concerned about kids going to McNeal in redistricting plan

 

Smithfield workers walk off job in N.C.
The walkout by hundreds at the facility comes after the pork processor fired several workers.

 

Farm contractor plan draws fire

 

Activists to protest migrant camps
 

New deadline for phasing out bug-killer in apple orchards

 

Phasing out apple pesticide is put off until 2012

 

McNeal redistricting option concern for Myakka farmers
Falkner Farms parents concerned about kids going to McNeal in redistricting plan

 

November 16, 2006

Coeur d'Alene firm settles labor lawsuit
About 500 foreign workers said company didn't pay correct wages, overtime

 

Red Gold updates migrant worker camp

 

A documentary helps reconcile the new, the old
It sympathetically portrays how immigrants changed a Del. town.


DHS Watchdog Warns 'Fence' Cost Will Grow
 

November 15, 2006
Guest workers sue companies over pay

 

Vatican calls border fences ‘inhumane’


Chicago boy's quest takes him to Mexican Congress
Son, 7, becomes vocal ally in mom's deportation fight


November 14, 2006
The Village: Minutemen Enter Migrant Workers' Camp

 

GOP senator: Filibuster guest-worker program
Arizona's Kyl believes there might be enough votes to

block legislation
 

November 13, 2006
Just a little, immigration helped Democrats
Many agree reform was a side issue, but in the new Congress,

reform may be a real possibility.

 

Will vote change border policy?

 

Democrats May Proceed With Caution on Immigration
Explosive Issue Not A Top Priority For Incoming Leaders

 

Debt long overdue, former braceros say

 

Florida growers face labor shortages
 

November 12, 2006
Train jumping
A desperate journey

 

Farm labor shortage defies definition
 

November 11, 2006
Mexican president-elect optimistic about immigration accord

 

Election sends message about immigration in NW
 

November 10, 2006
Migration reform now has chance

 

Debate on immigrants' status revived?
Stakes are high for businesses in South Florida

 

Pierson workers seek toys

 

Immigration advocates to confer on reform proposals

 

Democratic Victory Raises Spirits of Those Favoring Citizenship

for Illegal Aliens

 

Idaho Farmers Face Workforce Shortage
 

November 8, 2006
Lawyer urges students to struggle for civil rights
 

November 6, 2006
Having fun, doing business

 

Labor shortage costs Valley fruit growers thousands of dollars
Industry says heated talk about illegal immigration scares off workers

 

November 5, 2006
Authorities Reach Out To Migrants

 

Adios, Yakima Valley -- Migrants say border crossing too risky

 

In the fields, a rude awakening
For some laborers, U.S. guest worker program was a bitter

letdown.fell short of their dream.
 

Farmers Scramble To Fill Strawberry Fields With Labor

 

Panelists: Migrant laborers don't know rights
Suggest employment coordination center be created in Morris

 

November 4, 2006
S. Florida could feel political fallout of U.S.-Mexico barrier

 

End of strawberry season signals end of class for migrant students

 

One Delaware town makes peace
Georgetown adjusts a decade after immigrant influx

 

November 3, 2006
Run for the border: Farmworkers leaving Watsonville as

strawberry harvest ends
 

November 2, 2006
Shortage of migrant workers has local farmers concerned

 

Migrant workers in Addison County work under cloud of

mystery
 

November 1, 2006
Pajaro housing complex opens

 

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