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February, 2008

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February 28,

2008 Coalition presses growers, chains for better wages

 

February 26, 2008  

Visa changes could bring more foreign workers

 

Sweet corn “nightmare”

 

Agriculture veteran speaks on migrant labor issues

 

February 24, 2008  

Health care for farm workers focus of conference

 

No more sweet corn?

A little more than 75,000 workers come to the U.S. on H-2A visas, though up to an estimated 800,000 illegal immigrants work on U.S. farms. As area farmers deal with the need for labor, they are also confronted with housing issues for temporary workers

 

Konopnicki's guest worker bill passes committee

 

February 21, 2008  

Magic Valley dairies working on immigration reform

 

City OKs $2 million to shelter migrants

Catholic Charities gets building grant

 

Proposed Bill Signals Hope for Farmers and Trouble for Rights Groups

 

February 20, 2008  

Farmworker shelter project gets partial funding  

Group to seek architectural drawings

 

February 19, 2008  

Reform backers arrange forum

Immigration advocates to tell what's at stake in upcoming election

 

Five Minutes With Dan Fazio, Washington Farm Bureau, On Labor Issue

 

February 18, 2008
Farmworker house awaits approval
 

February 17, 2008  

He crossed the U.S. border, into the maw of a machine

 

February 15,

2008 Puerto Rico Department of Education Pays U.S. Over $19 Million to Settle False Claims Involving Migrant Education Program

 

A model development?

Collier leaders travel to Arcadia to check out new project

 

Farmworker plan attacked by all sides

WHITE HOUSE WOULD MAKE MORE VISAS AVAILABLE

 

February 14, 2008  

The vote offers a voice

 

February 13, 2008 
U.S. farmers short on migrant workers move to Mexico

 

3 Named to Manage Calif. Migrant Camp
Judge Names 3 to Help Find Solutions for to Health, Safety Violations at Calif. Migrant Camp

 

Migrant workers: Could we survive without them?

 

Immokalee housing upgrade good idea but plan needs more work, county says

 

State to rethink 271 charges in Ag-Mart case
 

February 12, 2008
Judge orders probe of Duroville park, delays decision on closure
 

February 11, 2008  

Yuba-Sutter's Cesar Chavez

 

Fight is personal for Farm Workers' director

 

February 9, 2008  

Where have the immigrants gone?

Oklahoma law targeting illegal workers had some unforeseen results

 

Some farms oppose ch anges in ag-worker program

 

Many in state cool to farm fix Enforcement's key in Bush plan.

 

February 8, 2008  

Some Arizona lawmakers want state-run guest worker program

 

Othello Green Camp fined Poor living conditions for migrant workers cited

 

Reforms May Effect Immigrant Labor In GA

 

On the Border: The 'Virtual Fence' Isn't Working

Presidential candidates talk big about security to the south, but so far electronic surveillance costing millions is doing little to keep illegals out

 

February 7, 2008

U.S. guest worker proposal: Locally, plan sprouts hope

Bush administration’s plan to streamline the program has Central Coast farmers seeing more opportunities

 

Changes proposed for farm guest workers

Skeptical advocates and growers prefer a plan to legalize illegal immigrants.

 

Changes Planned In Visa Program For Farmworkers

 

Proposal would lower foreign worker pay

 

Ariz. seeks to reshape immigrant farm labor

Governor urges update of federal visa program

 

American Farm Bureau Encouraged By Labor Proposals

 

Farmworker rule changes proposed Some critical of wage, housing provisions

 

White House Moves to Ease Guest Worker Program

 

February 6, 2008

Deputy U.S. Agriculture Secretary Chuck Conner said Wednesday farmers will welcome the proposed changes in rules for hiring foreign migrant workers.

 

Overhaul set for guest-worker plan

 

February 5, 2008  

Bill targets farm-labor ills

 

February 3, 2008
Senators to unveil farmworker bill
The effort is a way to help farmers obtain labor.

 

February 2, 2008  

Migrant widow wins case against Loyd Farms  

Jury awards $75,000 in suit over man's death

 

Freeze Was Berry Bad News

 

February 1, 2008  

Growers told immigration reform unlikely before 2010

 

Farmers Use More Legal Guest Workers

 

 

 

 
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