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December, 2007

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December 30, 2007
A voice for the voiceless

 

Immigration an issue, even in small-town Iowa
Hispanics reviving fading economies as state's migrant debate heats up before vote

 

December 28, 2007
Vineyard Workers Services ready for new year

 

Children of migrant workers face their own difficulties

 

Workers may not always wish to stay near work
 

December 27, 2007
Migrant activists manage few wins
 

December 26, 2007
Illegal workers a necessity for some farmers, but not all
 

December 25, 2007

Immigrant Crackdown Falls Short
Despite Tough Rhetoric, Few Employers of Illegal Workers Face Criminal Charges

 

Mechanized harvesting may take over N.M. chile
Lack of labor, foreign imports forcing change, farmer says.

 

New law gives labor-starved Yuma more challenges

 

Illinois Migrant Council urges cancer screenings for farmworkers, Latinos
Non-profit group helps state's farmworkers, many of whom are migrant Latinos, get access to free cancer screenings and other services

 

Mexican ritual draws dozens of children
 

Catholic church youth group on mission to help migrants

 

Migrants do variety of labor
 

December 24, 2007  

Immigrant laborers a benefit to farms

 

Tomato Pickersí Wages Fight Faces Obstacles

 

Immigration in the heartland is heart of debate

 

December 23, 2007  

Mobile clinic brings the doctors, services to farmworkers

 

Dreams of returning home sustain Guatemalan immigrants

 

December 22, 2007  

Farm labor contractor faces suit over hiring  

Firm schemed to avoid using U.S. workers, group says

 

December 21, 2007

Sheriff: Scams Helped Illegals Drive

 

Judge tours migrant housing camp  

A hearing on the fate of run-down trailer park is scheduled for January

 

December 20, 2007

Labor camps get a boost

 

McNeal presents received

 

Ag Contractors Accused of Corruption

Lawsuit says ag company stole from farmworkers

 

Judge tours Thermal mobile home park

 

Pioneer Hi-Bred settles migrant workers federal case out of court

 

December 19, 2007
Farms fear shortage of foreign workers

 

Slave labour that shames America
Migrant workers chained beaten and forced into debt, exposing the human cost of producing cheap food

 

Judge May Not Step in to Halt Arizona Law

 

Flaws emerge in pesticide law
 

December 18, 2007
Burger King as Scrooge

 

Low-income units coming to Royal City

Homes are for farm workers 

 

NINTH CIRCUIT REJECTS LATEST ATTEMPT BY GLOBAL HORIZONS TO BLOCK DOL DEBARMENT
 

December 17, 2007 
Longtime chief of state migrant council fired

 

Bringing holiday cheer to migrant families

 

Illegal workers on state agenda Six bills target illegal immigration in Florida as national efforts stumble.
 

December 16, 2007

Grant approved for farmworker van program

 

December 14, 2007
Latinos report migration anxiety

 

Ag workers group suing for more details on guestworkers

 

Pesticide dangers topic of speech
 

December 13, 2007

Immigration solution? Dairy hiring firm helps bridge vexing challenge

 

December 12, 2007  

Immigration's bedfellows find they actually can share the blanket

 

Migrant housing construction almost complete

 

December 11, 2007  

St. Louis firms fear economic hit if guest worker visa program not renewed

 

Swift Raid Impact: Labor shortages likely will continue  

 

December 9, 2007

Former illegal awaits a more open immigration policy

Miguel Ruiz, who now creates jobs, wants more open immigration policy

 

'Deadliest migrant trail in U.S.' is right on Tucson's doorstep

 

Move to honor Chavez hits a roadblock

In Portland, Ore., naming a street after the activist proves difficult. A series of hostile meetings ends in an impasse.

 

SAVE Act, lack of reform are real threats

 

December 8, 2007  

McConnell touts ID cards to guarantee guest workers here legally

 

December 7, 2007

Family accused of enslaving workers at Immokalee camp

 

December 6, 2007

Migrant workers settle labor lawsuits

 

Battling for workers

 

Businesses want foreign labor visa plan to grow Opponents see practice as model for creating guest worker program

 

December 5, 2007  

U.S. gets tougher on illegal hiring

Homeland Security Department plans to appeal a federal judge's ruling that blocked efforts to target workers with inconsistent Social Security data.

 

Gordon's reverse on police migrant rules stirs debate

 

Businesses' push for guest worker plan faces resistance

 

December 4, 2007 
School and employer reach out to migrants
 

December 3, 2007
Editorial
Rot in the Fields
As farmworkers become scarcer, Congress dithers.

 

Wash. Growers Focus on Labor Needs

 

Legal foreign guest workers caught in middle of immigration stalemate
Thousands could lose jobs unless Congress revises work permit law


California Tries to Reach Out to Punjabi Farmworkers
 

D'Arrigo-UFW pact sprouts after 32 years

 

December 1, 2007
Hundreds protest Burger King over farmworker wages, working conditions

 

Protesters target Burger King
Beef is over wages and treatment of farmworkers

 

Church, school to offer Manatee migrants merry Christmas

 

 
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