Media

January 20 2021

(Washington, D.C.) – Shortly after being sworn in, President Biden began working to fulfill one of his central campaign promises with his proposed immigration reform bill’s unveiling. If passed, this legislation would most notably grant an eight-year path to citizenship … Read more President Biden unveils comprehensive immigration reform on his first day in office

Read more
January 15 2021

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, the Department of Labor announced that it will shortly, presumably while President Trump is still in office, finalize extensive new regulations under the H-2A agricultural guestworker program. The program recently has allowed agricultural employers to employ … Read more Final rule change by Department of Labor diminishes livelihoods of U.S. and foreign farmworkers

Read more
January 08 2021

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Farmworker Justice supports the President-elect’s nomination of Boston Mayor Marty Walsh to serve as the next Department of Labor secretary. Involved with organized labor since the age of 21 and a former local union president, Mayor Walsh … Read more Farmworker Justice Supports the U.S. President-Elect’s Nomination of Marty Walsh as Department of Labor Secretary

Read more
January 07 2021

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Farmworker Justice supports President-elect Biden’s selections for leadership of the Department of Justice.  Biden has nominated a centrist with extensive experience in selecting Merrick Garland to be the next Attorney General. It is encouraging that Biden also … Read more As the country survives an attempted overthrow of our democracy, Farmworker Justice supports the U.S. President- elect’s nominations of Civil Rights Experts to the Department of Justice

Read more
December 24 2020

(Washington, D.C.)  On Wednesday, a federal court in California enjoined the U.S. Department of Labor’s decision to freeze, and effectively lower, several hundred thousand farmworkers’ wages employed at farms that use the H-2A agricultural guestworker program. A preliminary injunction was … Read more Federal Court Grants Farmworker Groups an Injunction Against U.S. Department of Labor’s Decision to Freeze Wages Under the H-2A Guestworker Program

Read more
December 22 2020

Washington, D.C.- En esta temporada navideña, Eva Longoria y Farmworker Justice se unen para destacar el gran impacto que tienen los trabajadores agrícolas en la vida de todos los estadounidenses. Árboles de Navidad, rellenos, carnes asadas y pasteles de frutas … Read more Eva Longoria se une a Farmworker Justice para las festividades

Read more
December 22 2020

Washington, D.C.- This holiday season, Eva Longoria and Farmworker Justice are coming together to highlight the vast impact farmworkers have on the lives of all Americans. Christmas trees, stuffings, roasted meats and fruit pies are just a few of our … Read more Eva Longoria joins Farmworker Justice for the holidays

Read more
December 21 2020

(Washington, D.C.) – La semana pasada, Farmworker Justice y Earthjustice presentaron una serie de demandas contra la regla de la EPA que revisa el Estándar de Protección del Trabajador (WPS) para reducir la Zona de Exclusión de Aplicaciones (AEZ). La … Read more Farmworker Justice y EarthJustice presentan una serie de demandas contra la revocación de Zona de Exclusión de Aplicaciones (AEZ)

Read more
December 21 2020

(Washington, D.C.) – Last week, Farmworker Justice and Earthjustice filed a series of complaints against the EPA’s rule revising the Worker Protection Standard (WPS) to reduce the Application Exclusion Zone (AEZ). The AEZ requires that a specific radius around the pesticide … Read more EarthJustice and Farmworker Justice File Complaint Against EPA’s Rollback of Application Exclusion Zone (AEZ)

Read more
December 21 2020

Join Eva Longoria Baston in supporting the mission of Farmworker Justice to advocate for our underserved essential workers. This holiday season, we are incredibly grateful for farmworkers who feed America + provide the Christmas trees for our homes. Farmworkers face … Read more Eva Longoria joins Farmworker Justice for the Holidays

Read more