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September 21, 2017  

10 farm workers arrested in West Michigan ICE raid


September 20, 2017  

How Heat Kills Farmworkers

And what’s being done about it.


Fulfillment of faith: Pa. pastor ministers to Fruit Belt migrant workers  



September 16, 2017  

How Trump’s Immigration Crackdown Threatens to Choke Idaho’s Dairy Industry  

Hispanic workers power the state’s farms. Without them, a ‘Made in America’ success story would collapse.


September 15, 2017  

Homestead Migrant Farm Workers Neglected After Irma Until Activists Raise Alarm


September 14, 2017  

Tech startup rolls out app for finding workers


Bellingham police deny immigration threats to farmworkers, release body cam footage


Community of migrant farm workers hit hard by Irma  Migrant farm workers hit hard by Irma


Quincy orchard strike ends, with strings dangling


September 13, 2017  

Napa, Sonoma farmworkers get care from OLE Health, St. Joseph Health


September 12, 2007  

Farmworker union dues seized to pay off UFW lawsuit


For some farm workers, Irma stole shelter from the storm


September 11, 2017  

Hurricane Irma spared one Florida coast and slammed into another


Why don't today's farmworkers remember Dolores Huerta?


September 9, 2017  

Farmworker labor group votes to boycott Vuse


September 8, 2017  

Farm worker group plans vote on whether to boycott Reynolds' Vuse e-cig


Sonoma County vineyards want to build bunkhouses for more than 170 seasonal farmworkers


Wyoming Ends Program Supporting Migrant Students


September 7, 2017  

Immigrant deportations could devastate North Country farm economy


A New Report Chronicles the Hard Work of Making Your Milk Groups in New York State have found that immigrant dairy workers face low wages and grim living conditions, and are organizing to fight for change.


Farmworkers' union turns 50 while fighting attacks from North Carolina lawmakers


September 6, 2017  

Immigrant farmworkers in danger of being deported, California lawmaker says


September 5, 2017  

Pesticide continues to put farmworkers and fetuses in harm's way


International Effort Gains Momentum to Protect NC Tobacco Workers


70 migrant farmworkers earn high school certificates in Cal State Fullerton program


Sepember 1, 2017  

Ag families move ahead on Salinas farm worker housing complex


California farmers say they don’t have enough workers – but it’s not because of Trump


County health department investigating food safety for field workers


August 31, 2017  

Portrait of a migrant dairy farmworker; Mexican man flees violence, poverty to work in Vermont


August 30, 2017  

Documentary Gives Labor Activist Dolores Huerta Her Place in U.S. History


Second farmworker housing complex backed by local ag employer approved


August 18, 2017  

Is there enough protection for foreign farmworkers in the U.S., including in Whatcom?


On Illinois farms, where labor is tight, foreign workers are welcomed


August 17, 2017  

Washington tree fruit group makes case for piece-rate pay    The Washington State Tree Fruit Association and many other groups have filed arguments for and against piece-rate pay for farmworkers


August 16, 2017  

Are half of California farmworkers undocumented?


Eighty farmworkers stuck in US fighting poor working conditions


August 15, 2017  

Heavily used pesticide linked to breathing problems in farmworkers' children


Many farmworkers in Whatcom County standoff are headed back to Mexico this week


Farmworker’s death to be investigated


As Wine Grape Harvest Begins, Calif. Growers Face Ongoing Farmworker Shortage


August 14, 2017  

U.S. Lawsuit Over Farmworkers Shines Light on Visa Program

As demand for temporary workers soars, Labor Department cracks down on living conditions described as ‘horror show’


August 12, 2017  

Farmworker’s death to be investigated


Planting the seeds for growth: Initiative teaches ESL to migrant farmworkers


August 11, 2017  

Sumas farm worker representative calls Sarbanand statement “a lie”


August 10, 2017  

Undocumented immigrants were leaving America's farms long before Trump


After one of their own sickened, farmworkers protest conditions at farm near Sumas


No Sanctuary, Fewer Farmhands: Coping With the Trump Agenda in America’s Dairyland  

In Milwaukee County, the debate over ‘sanctuary cities’ continues, while in rural Wisconsin, informal networks form to help immigrants avoid deportation


August 9, 2017  

Braceros Strike After One Worker Dies

Risking deportation, Washington state farmworkers protest dangerous conditions in the fields.


Death sparks labor dispute at Sumas berry farm


August 8, 2017  

Protesters demand accountability for farmworker's death, labor conditions in Sumas


Atascadero to get 60 units of affordable farmworker housing this fall


Amid Trump’s Immigration Crackdown, More Mexicans Get Visas to Work in U.S.

Demand in America is surging for Mexican farmhands, landscapers, hotel housekeepers and other temporary workers


August 7, 2017  

Sarbanand Farm workers fired following protest over co-worker’s treatment


August 6, 2017  

Santa Cruz County advocates decry farm worker housing rule over effects on children


Fundraiser to support affordable housing for ag workers


August 5, 2017  

Many migrant farmworkers face medical challenges, barriers to care


August 4, 2017  

Washington AG: Dump straight piece-rate pay for farmworkers  

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson has filed a brief supporting separate hourly wages for time that piece-rate farmworkers spend on tasks such as moving equipment.


New York Farm Worker Suit Examines The Meaning Of 'Employee'


August 3, 2017  

Advocacy groups challenging this California state housing rule say it uproots farmworkers' children from schools


August 2, 2017  

'Milked' workers speak out about experiences on New York dairy farms


Farmworkers may have been exposed to pesticide, Gosford Road closed south of Highway 119


August 1, 2017  

Dole, Driscoll’s Tied to Watsonville Chemical Incident That Sickened Farmworkers