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January, 2008

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January 31, 2008
Florida's fields dangerous playground for children of migrant farmworkers

 

No question, agriculture has a future in Southwest Florida

 

Farm-labor contractor to pay $2 million in restitution
 

January 30, 2008  

Farm workers' lawsuit names Zirkle fruit

 

More states to deny illegal migrants driver's licenses

 

Carlos Santana, Martin Sheen and Edward James Olmos Agree to Co-Chair Effort to Win National Holiday for Farm Worker Leader Cesar E. Chavez 

 

County supervisors set goal for more farmworker housing

 

January 29, 2008
Riverside County asks judge to put 'Duroville' into receivership

 

Obama takes big risk on driver's license issue

 

Judge delays ruling on whether to shut down migrant housing camp
 

January 28, 2008
Judge to rule on Calif. migrant housing

 

Business group counters moves against undocumented workers

 

NAFTA has helped Mexico, despite broad opposition
 

January 27, 2008
Where the candidates stand: Farm guest workers
DEMOCRATS

 

Do migrants help or hurt?
Critics say loss of immigrants would harm the state's economy, but supporters of clamping down say Americans would benefit

 

January 25, 2008

Visa change hurts farmworkers, groups say

Debate swirls regarding jobs and immigrants

 

Farm housing 'fast track'

County planners race to help orchardists meet new federal rules

 

NAFTA Awakens the Ghost of Pancho Villa

 

January 24, 2008
FEMA rejects complaint by farmworkers

 

Controversial homes for seasonal workers OK'd
 

January 23, 2008
Clinton gets UFW backing
In Salinas, she makes appeal to Latino voters.

 

Protest targets new rule for drivers' licenses

Clinton gets warm welcome from Latino
The United Farm Workers union endorses her. One expert says Obama remains a relatively unknown entity.

 

Hillary Clinton gets UFW endorsement during stop in Salinas
She wants to put workers on path to legal residency

 

Clinton Wins Support From United Farm Workers

 

Workers tell tale of captivity in truck
 

January 22, 2008

Hillary Clinton due in Salinas Tuesday

 

January 20, 2008

The Great Debate: Illegal immigration

 

January 19, 2008  

Migrant advocate comes home to Hispanic Center

 

Valley labor contractor fined State acts after the death of farmworker in Fresno Co.; company disputes findings.

 

January 18, 2008
Group looks to document migrant workers' impact on agriculture

 

U.S. Sens. urge BK and tomato growers to boost farmworker wages

 

Florida Family Charged With Enslaving Immigrant Farm Workers
 

January 17, 2008

Most will keep Taylor & Fulton jobs

 

January 16, 2008
The lure of El Norte:  Like thousands of other ambitious young Mexicans, Eloy Francisco and Rosario Hernandez risked death to pursue a more promising future

 

BK May Lay Whopper On Florida Tomato Growers

 

Burger King eyes new tomato sources
 

January 15, 2008

U.S. judge says he may shut Duroville down
The jurist says he'll give the trailer park's owner until Jan. 28 to repair water, power and code violations at the 6,000-tenant site.

 

Visa cap cuts work force
Limits on seasonal employees vexes Maryland businesses

 

Baylor scientist's work often confirms the worst for families of missing Mexican immigrants
 

January 14, 2008
Dangerous game: Punctured water barrels, clashing views, terrorist talk inflame immigration crisis

 

Hispanic leaders expect voices to be heard

 

Wage increases hit some farmers
Minimum here is highest in nation

 

Farmers say 'si' to Spanish lessons
 

January 13, 2008
Foreign labor left in limbo
Who will do the work?

 

January 12, 2008
Migrants Critical To Berry Industry

 

Guest worker ruling praised
Some problems seen alleviated.

 

January 11, 2008  

Catholics play vital role in helping migrants to U.S

 

January 10, 2008

Dorms for citrus workers shot down

 

Farmworkers fight foreign labor changes

Recruitment rules under fire; Labor says proper notice given

 

Bridging language barriers: CCHS senior creates safety plan for migrant workers

 

January 9, 2008 
Council OKs housing project

 

Bean pickers sue S. Fla. grower over wages

 

Field laborers sue over wages

 

Law research finds U.S. farm workers hurt by guest worker visa process

 

Specter tells Farm Show crowd U.S. needs guest-worker program
 

January 8, 2008

Avon Park Beefs Up Inspection Of Rentals

 

Salinas farmworker advocates upset over housing demolition procedure  

Farmworker advocates upset over housing demolition

 

Polk County residents buck housing plan for migrant workers

 

January 7, 2008
Diaz claims conflict of interest by Migrant Council board chair

 

Agents uncover alleged migrant worker network

 

Seven states, seven months
Seventeen-year-old experiences job of a lifetime

 

Economic aid to give Mexicans, Central Americans work at home
 

January 6, 2008
Higher minimum wage not worrying farmers
Farmers donít sweat new minimum wage

 

Immigration law threatens Ariz. lettuce harvest
Companies could lose business licenses

 

Educators Provide A Good Start For 678 Highlands Children
 

January 5, 2008

Vans get farmworkers to the fields

Santa Barbara and Ventura counties say ride-sharing will keep unlicensed immigrants off the road.

 

January 4, 2008  

Kulongoski won't delay new license rules

 

January 3, 2008

Monsanto gets OK for housing next to new plant

 

January 2, 2008  

County to offer vineyard workers a lift

 

January 1, 2008  

Union decertified at vineyard  

UFW loses appeal of workers' vote at Richard's Grove and Saralee's Vineyard in Windsor

 

 
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