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AgJOBS Update and Action Alert for August 2007

September , 2007

 

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September 30, 2007
Film shows problems of farm work immigrants
 

Fighting for a penny more
Coalition's Burger King protest peaceful in Naples, met by deputies in Fort Myer

 

Employers brace for immigration rules

 

Border Patrol detains 22 at checkpoint

 

September 29,

2007 U.S. delays approval of farm pesticide

 

September 28, 2007  

Global Horizons verdict -- $317k to workers

 

Governor Douglas raises immigration issue

 

Senate leader drops pro-immigrant Dream Act

 

5,000 People Push For Road Name Change

 

Immokalee farmworker rights group to protest Burger King Saturday

 

*Unjust End

 

September 27, 2007
Migrants to protest against Burger King in Sarasota
 

Harvest goes mechanical
 

September 26,

2007 Ag-Mart must pay $500,000 to farm workers over housing conditions

 

EPA to approve new fumigant for crops

 

Hope fades for passage of bill to aid young illegal immigrants

 

September 25, 2007
Immigration raids hit farmers hard
 

September 24, 2007 
Work heat checks hailed as a success
Cal-OSHA campaign to enforce rules on water, shade touts summer with just one job death.

 

September 23, 2007
Coastal farmer gives a big raspberry to 'chemical strawberries'

 

September 22, 2007
State looking for new director for bilingual education
 

Kansas farm groups fear worsening labor woes

 

On New England's dairy farms, foreign workers find a home

 

September 21, 2007  

Arbor Lodge rejects new avenue name

Interstate - Residents vote against renaming the artery after labor activist Cesar Chavez

 

September 19, 2007
Immigration issue gnaws at growers

 

*Immokalee labor group organizes statewide

protest against Burger King

 

Farm labor recruiter testifies about Thai workers

 

In Napa, deus ex machina?

Nervous about a future without immigrant workers to pick the grapes, vintners flirt with mechanical harvesters. 
 

September 18, 2007
Nun celebrates 60th year in order

 

Feds take first step to shut down migrant

housing on Indian land

 

Teen survivor of fatal fire wishes family had lived, too
 

September 17, 2007
Congress quietly returns to immigration
A broad overhaul failed this summer, but an array of smaller measures is under discussion, including ways to legalize certain workers.

 

Farm needs revive immigration debate
Congress set to take up issue again as labor

concerns crop up
 

September 16, 2007
Canada offers migrant tips
Colorado looks north of the border for ways to draw workers

 

‘Señor, as in gentleman': UCD pays tribute to civil rights champion Cruz Reynoso

 

A real good article from the Orange County Register describing efforts to resurrect the AgJOBS bill this fall.

If at first you don't succeed, salvage, salvage again
Letter from Washington: Immigration reform proponents will seek to attach measures to must-pass legislation

 

September 15, 2007
Immokalee to benefit from a new family rental housing complex


September 14, 2007
UFW wants another way to organize
Farmworkers back a bill replacing supervised voting

with card signing. Business interests hope for a veto.
 

September 13, 2007
Investments urged to spur Mexico's growth
Mexican ambassador says jobs could curb

illegal immigration.

 

$6M settlement reached in deadly Immokalee

trailer park fire

 

Sessions braces for immigration showdown

 

Friends remember crash that killed 14

 

Growers confused by documentation ruling

 

September 12, 2007
Immigration Amendments Loom on Upcoming

Bills, Session Says

Immigration Reform Big Concern in Valley's Ag Industry

 

Plan A Is Out, Plan B Is In Guest Workers

Global Horizons ag-labor case goes to trial

 

September 11, 2007  

Activists eye Palmetto for migrant service hub

 

September 10, 2007 
Will the immigration crackdown work?
The feds are renewing threats of jail for those who hire illegals. But while the latest rules stir fear, there's little hope for enforcement or reform.

 

September 9, 2007  

New immigration rules bring few immediate changes

 

Farm robots may fill in for immigrant labor

New machines in development will have computing power as well as the ability to work with fragile produce

 

Farmers say “no-match” rule will hamper harvests

 

Fewer support plans to let illegal immigrants stay

 

September 8, 2007  

Farmers, workers worry over 'no-match' policy

 

Feds, migrants' landlord locked in duel

 

'It's a dream come true' Farmworker families call Independence's Colonia Amistad home

 

September 7, 2007

Farmworkers fear job loss in Social Security crackdown

 

September 6, 2007
Craig resignation leaves gap in
immigration, Latino issues

 

Labor official talks with farmers about critical

shortage of workers

 

Schwarzenegger attends farm worker rally at capitol
 

September 5, 2007 
Editorial
Steamlining H-2As

 

Workers file lawsuit against Mattawa farm

 

New interest in automation of farms

 

Farms short of help at harvest

 

Short on Labor, Farmers in U.S. Shift to Mexico
 

September 4, 2007 
Migrants ready to start work
Area farmers rely on imported labor during harvest season

 

State's dairy farmers turn to Hispanic workers

 

Craig exit hurts an ag priority
Disgraced Idaho senator had been big advocate of guest worker legislation

 

Federal 'safe harbor' delayed
Judge wants closer look at new rules targeting hiring of workers

 

New rules may force stricter hiring practices

 

September 3, 2007
Closing the Pesticide Loophole
 

The future of farm labor organizing is in the cards

 

September 2, 2007  

The immigration debate ripens

 

Migrant reform logjam pays off Lobby groups profit as Congress demurs

 

Immigration rules hit farmers hard

Congress' delays on reform could hurt Finger Lakes harvests.

 

Immokalee Coalition hosts student group concerned about working conditions

 

September 1, 2007  

Huerta lauds Watsonville in fight for farm workers

 

The spoils of harvest
Too few laborers leave some orchards with rotting fruit

 

Group wants Burger King to pay more for tomatoes

A workers group is planning a rally in November to put pressure on Burger King to pay higher prices for tomatoes to improve migrant workers' lives.

 

Working for a Head Start

Migrant preschoolers benefit from program


 
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