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March, 2008

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March 31, 2008  

Yakima Valley orchards monitored for drifting pesticides

 

Company Making Wine To Honor Cesar Chavez

 

HAIL CESAR CHAVEZ

March honors activist's efforts to better lives of farmworkers

 

Area growers support new farmworker program

 

March 30, 2008  

Marchers pay homage to Cesar Chavez

 

Chavez seen as a role model

Hundreds gather in Oxnard to acknowledge the activist

 

Fresno Cesar Chavez march draws 100 -- minus politicians, plus a cause

 

Immigration issues endangering agriculture's future

 

March 29, 2008

Showing link between food, immigrants

 

Student community service day honors Cesar Chavez

 

Farmworker pride

Group gathers in Anderson to celebrate civil rights leader Cesar Chavez

 

Celebrating life of Cesar Chavez

 

Chavez legacy extolled

 

Workers share pesticide fears

 

Back to the farm for jobs

Laid-off workers line up for limited number of spots

 

March 28, 2008  

Breakfast honors legacy of Cesar Chavez

Events to recognize civil rights leader

 

Migrant workers' stories to celebrate Chavez legacy

 

Cesar Chavez honored at CSU 

 

Farmworker housing discussed in Immokalee

 

Gettysburg panel: Congress has no interest in fixing immigration

 

March 27, 2008
Housing shortage for workers hurts El Dorado farm industry, officials say
 

March 26, 2008

Historic leader shows support for social justice

 

Supervisors question farmworker van pool

 

Major Pa. tomato producer quits, blames Congress

 

March 25, 2008
Suit over limbless boy, 3, settled

 

Appeals court rejects Canyon County's immigration suit

 

Farmer shutters tomato operation
A burning political issue will change the landscape at Keith Eckel’s farm.

 

Major tomato grower ends crop, lacking workers

 

Couple settles with pesticide firm

 

Ag-Mart Produce settles lawsuit over farmworkers' deformed baby

 

Parents of child born without limbs settle with tomato grower
 

March 23, 2008  

Court dumps lawsuit targeting companies that hire illegals

 

Labor shortage grows desperate for area farmers

Relief sought in state measure, but say U.S. reform needed

 

Farmers support pilot program

Others say it opens door to exploitation

 

Region’s growers, worker advocates cautious about guest worker reform

 

On the trail: For farmers, too few migrant workers, not too many

 

Illegal border passage more perilous  

 

March 22, 2008

César Chávez: Area events to honor late labor leader

 

March 20, 2008  

Top tomato farm ends production

 

Foreign workers key to success on S. Tier farms

Farm owners praise employees, but face many legal hurdles.

 

March 19, 2008  

WOODBURN, OREGON: 

AQ microcosm of immigrant shifts in America

 

House panel approves farmworker bill

 

March 18, 2008

Ramshackle Duros settlement poses problems not easy to solve for Riverside County or federal court

 

Farm workers lack housing in El Dorado County

 

Hardee County Denies Farmworker Housing Request

The Hardee County Commission has denied a site plan to build a 150-bed farmworker housing complex near Crewsville Road. However, the debate over migrant housing has only just begun in Hardee.

 

March 17, 2008  

Fruit growers protest revised housing rule

 

Chavez's grandson speaks

Paul Chavez hopes to create national holiday

 

March 16, 2008  

APOPKA, Fla. -- They pick your lettuce, oranges and strawberries

 

Immigrant advocates fear restrictions will backfire

 

March 14, 2008  

Laid-off worker says Salinas firm didn't try to rehire him

 

2 states consider guest-worker programs  

 

FARM WORKER BILL MAY BE SCALED BACK

 

Ignored and Cheated Farm workers earn nada in America's green bean capital.

 

City students celebrate Chavez legacy

March, service projects help youth take late labor leader's words to heart

 

March 13, 2008 
Complaint filed against grower
 

March 12, 2008

State panel hears local testimony on immigration

 

March 10, 2008

Migrant Population Declining

 

March 9, 2008  

Students Get a Close-Up Look At the Life of a Migrant Worker

Lectures Aim to Broaden Perspectives With Practical Lessons

 

Migrant students find success  

 

Farmers: Wages a hardship HOPE FOR HELP IN OVERHAUL OF GUEST WORKER PROGRAM

 

March 8, 2008

Old Bikes Offer New Opportunities To Some

 

States rush immigration bills Hundreds of anti-illegal immigration laws in works, but few likely to stick

 

March 7, 2008

Farmworkers want U.N. intervention

Nobody helps with their illnesses traced to pesticides, so they ask for intervention based on racial bias.

 

Catholic school cancels labor leader's talk

Parent and a website contend United Farm Workers co-founder Dolores Huerta is unfit to talk to students because of her abortion views.

 

March 6, 2008
Student group say Burger King is responsible for "modern-day slavery" in Florida
 

March 5, 2008

Minutemen question Carlsbad's farmworker shelter funding

 

Catholic elementary school snubs farmworker activist

 

Immigration crackdowns scare growers

 

. . . never really thought about the poor working conditions endured by migrant workers who pick the fruits and vegetables she eats - until her seventh-grade class started studying them.

 

March 4, 2008  

Committee seeks Chavez moniker for Hall school

 

Farm worker building sits empty in Olathe

 

March 3, 2008
Human smuggling ring with Fort Pierce ties is back in court
 

March 2, 2008
Bracero laborers seeking wages

 

Labor leader a 'role model' for women
 

AFSC activists gather from around the nation for a local ‘toxic tour’

 

Labor at the heart of immigration debate

 

 

 

 
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