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April 29, 2007
Don't march or rally on boycott day, activists counsel region's immigrants

 

Hundreds rally for immigration reform in Houston

 

Bush takes another run at the border
Speaking in Miami, he raises the immigration issue in a bid to regain some momentum on domestic policy.


Feelings mixed as marches near
May Day plans stir both eagerness and concern. L.A. braces for throngs at the two events, which reflect the splintering of migrant-rights activists.


Moving in and moving on

 

Analysts: Tough political road for immigration reform

 

Scores march in St. Helena for immigration reform

 

A festive support group of hundreds
Immigrants find strength in numbers at Solidarity Sunday

 

Valley Hispanics debate direction of rally

 

PLANTING SEASON
Spring heralds return to the fields

 

April 28, 2007
Immigrant workers to rally Tuesday


Carlsbad panel supports shelter 'concept' for farmworkers
 

April 27, 2007
Anniversary of big immigation march subdued

 

New Pesticide Restrictions

 

Harvest is great but workers may be few
Farmers wonder if laborers will return to the growing fields


April 26, 2007
The urgent need for AgJOBS legislation
 

April 25, 2007

Protect FLOC staff, panel tells Mexico

 

Swift exec blasts federal program for doing a poor

job at weeding out illegal employees

 

Supes want cities to help cover farmworkers camp costs

 

April 24, 2007
Immigrant activists plan repeat May 1 rally

 

UT helps migrant students gain education
 

April 23, 2007
Good farm hands hard to find
Central Valley farmers fear shortage of migrant

workers will affect harvest

 

United on immigration, Democrats divide voters

 

Immigration issue fuels season of back-room deals
Letter from Washington: Senators meeting with

White House officials to try and reach agreement on a bill.
 

Another migrant worker killed in Orange County

School boycott, march pushed for May 1

 

Guest-Worker Debate: Human or Mechanical Labor?
 

April 22, 2007
Job raids dampen plans for rallies
Organizers say fewer immigrants will turn out this May 1.

 

April 20, 2007
FLOC pushes for action in man's slaying
Union leader believes death in Mexico tied to corruption

 

Monte Vista raid shakes Colorado's farm groups
Immigration agents arrest 22 at potato plant

 

No funds for farmworker transit planned
 

April 19, 2007
Fatal car crash in Boynton leads to deportation risk for 39 immigrants

 

Fla. lawmaker: Shift blame for illegal immigrants to employers

 

FLOC Expects Mexican Police Report on Santiago Rafael Cruz's Murder

 

Woman dies after bus toting migrants hits her
 

Agencies answer farm workers' plea
Winter freeze creates difficult times for many

 

After McDonald’s Victory, Labor Activists Target Burger King
 

April 18, 2007
Congress working on immigration, again

 

Farmworker Coalition Returns Triumphant
 

April 17, 2007
What's the big deal about an extra penny?
Nothing. Unless you pick this:

 

Group calls for migrant rallies


April 16, 2007
Bipartisan immigrant bill called a 'lie'
Tucson rights group says legalization path in plan is too strict

 

Bush, Business Target Republicans in Last-Ditch Immigration Try
 

April 15, 2007
Braceros monument pays tribute to Lompoc's pioneering farmworkers

 

Editorial
Pickers get this break

 

Spring brings farm labor troubles to Michigan

 

Chavez march lauds labor icon

 

Immigration bill gets mixed reaction
Supporters, opponents question its effectiveness.

 

Impact of immigrant marches uncertain

 

Immigrants get promise of reforms
Bill will pass, Emanuel tells rally

 

April 14, 2007
Bishop praises farmworker deal
McDonald's agreed to pay more for tomatoes to help the pickers

 

Farmworker advocates protest Burger King
 

April 13, 2007
Union rep's slaying called revenge
Sean Mattson
Express-News Mexico Correspondent

 

Immigration bill turns less friendly to millions of illegals

 

Farmers Feel Labor Shortage

 

Immigration Reform Has A Shot In 2007, But No Sure Thing
 

April 12, 2007
Immigration, drug abuse, environment are key conference issues

 

Cannon addresses immigration

 

Immigrant needs, woes: Cannon meets in Utah about the AgJobs bill

 

Farmers put their hopes on guest-worker program
They say under the fed's present plan they are losing production

 

Fielding convicts
Is Pueblo County's new prisoner labor program a solution

to farmers' staffing woes or a shortsighted mistake?

 

April 11, 2007
FLOC worker from Toledo killed in Mexico
 

Farm-labor union employee killed in Mexico
Toledo organization unpopular for aiding migrant workers

 

Housing agency hopes for all-time highs at farmworker camps
 

April 10, 2007
McDonald's to pay penny more per pound of tomatoes

 

Bush renews border-law pitch

 

McDonald’s, farmworkers agree to pay hike

 

Bush touts 4-point border plan
President again pays visit to Yuma area, hails improvements


McDonald's ups tomato ante
Chain agrees to pay workers who pick its tomatoes a penny more per pound

 

Migrants harvest tiny raise, big win
McDonald's case could set standard

 

April 9, 2007
President Renewing Efforts on Immigration
Plan for Overhaul Faces Battle in Divided Congress

 

BUSH PUSHES 'GUEST' WORK

 

Bush giving 'guest workers' another shot

 

McDonald's agrees to increase pay for workers who harvest its tomatoes
 

April 8, 2007
Migrant march in LA protests Bush proposal

 

National honor for Cesar Chavez is pushed
Two bills in Congress seek a monument to the farmworker icon.

'It's time,' Rep. Hilda Solis says.


Two shot in extortion of farmworkers
 

April 7, 2007
Community to help migrant workers
Tents, sleeping bags and blankets are needed.

 

Avondale mushroom workers vote against union; some vow appeal

 

State lawmakers consider health care for legal immigrant children

 

April 6, 2007
Families feel the freeze squeeze
With no work, some fear losing their homes

 

Activist urges MJC students to build on Chávez's work
 

April 5, 2007
STRUGGLE TO FIND TENANTS
Agency hopes change of hands will help fill farmworker complex

 

Bush heading back to border
Nearly year after boosting troops in Yuma, operation has mixed reviews

 

NOT ENOUGH IMMIGRANTS
 

April 4, 2007
Border policy tension mounts
 

April 3, 2007
State explains rules for farmers, farmworkers

 

Remembering the leader of the struggle
Saturday's march and rally to honor Cesar Chavez began at City Hall

 

Work permit measure floated

 

Border cops favor worker program

 

Bush, GOP senators trim border fence goal
 

April 2, 2007
Salinas march, rally call for immigration reform
Event marks anniversary of the birth of Cesar Chavez

 

Residents honor Cesar Chavez on birthday at local park

 

HAPPY 80TH, CESAR
Rally, march mark farmworker leader's legacy

 

Official pushes for immigrant work permit
Chico lawmaker says bill is a 'stopgap measure'

until federal government figures out its stance

and acts on illegal immigration
 

April 1, 2007
Marches keep Chavez's goals alive
In San Jose and elsewhere, rallies celebrate the life of the civil rights leader

 

Marchers honor civil rights, labor activist César Chávez
Sixth annual event draws more than 100 people

 

Chávez marchers fewer but just as vocal

 

Leaping through language barrier

 

Marchers pay tribute to farmworkers' strife

 

March celebrates life, spirit of farm union founder

 

150 march in memory of Cesar Chavez

 

La Causa Lives ; March in memory of Cesar Chavez

 

Lasting tribute to Chavez
Playground takes shape in Salinas

 

One year after students walked out

 

Marching for change
Sacramento events celebrate life of Cesar Chavez as

they call for action to carry on his work

 


 

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