Media

June 18 2013

A new report profiling American farmworkers and their stories dispels the myth that U.S. workers do not take jobs as farmworkers. Who Works the Fields? The Stories of Americans Who Feed Us offers a sampling of stories from both U.S. citizens … Read more New Farmworker Justice Report Profiles Americans Working in Agriculture

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June 18 2013

Please call the Members of Congress on the House Judiciary Committee, especially if they represent your district. The list is below. Tell them to OPPOSE the Goodlatte “Agricultural Guestworker Act,” H.R. 1773. On Wednesday, the House Judiciary Committee will hold … Read more Action Alert: We need your voice to help oppose Goodlatte’s Agricultural Guestworker Act H.R. 1773

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May 22 2013

The Senate Judiciary Committee finished debating and amending the immigration bill drafted by the Senate’s bipartisan “Gang of Eight.” The Committee then voted to approve and send to the floor of the Senate the amended version of the Border Security, … Read more Farmworker Justice Statement on the Senate Judiciary Committee Passing S.744

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May 16 2013

Following a subcommittee hearing of the House Judiciary Committee focused on the implications of H.R. 1773, the “Agricultural Guestworker Act,” sponsored by Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), Farmworker Justice President Bruce Goldstein made the following statement: “This bill will only serve to … Read more Agricultural Guestworker Act Would Harm Farmworkers and Aggravate Existing Problems in Agricultural Labor

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May 16 2013

We wanted to share with you a brief update of what has been happening on immigration reform for farmworkers. Senate Judiciary Committee Mark-Up Today the Senate Judiciary Committee continues to debate and mark-up (process of offering amendments to the bill) … Read more Farmworker Immigration Update: May 16, 2013

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May 14 2013

“U.S. Workers Sue as Big Farms Rely on Immigrants” (front page, May 7), about race bias on farms in Georgia, unveils the self-serving stereotypes many farmers use as a justification for deplorable labor practices. Guest workers’ “nonimmigrant” status allows growers … Read more Farmworker Justice’s NY Times Letter to the Editor: Deplorable Labor Practices of Some U.S. Farmers

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May 03 2013

Farmworker Justice hosts its annual award reception to honor individuals who have made important contributions in securing justice for our nation’s farmworkers. Please consider attending the reception and learn first-hand about our fight for immigration reform. If you are not … Read more Join Us at the Farmworker Justice Annual Award Reception

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April 26 2013

Following the introduction of a the Agricultural Guestworker Act by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), Farmworker Justice President Bruce Goldstein made the following statement: “Despite widespread recognition of the need for comprehensive reform legislation to fix our broken … Read more Rep. Goodlatte’s Immigration Bill Undermines Bipartisan Compromise and Would Harm Farmworkers

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April 22 2013

Following a hearing today of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary on the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act, Farmworker Justice President Bruce Goldstein issued the following statement: “We are encouraged by the framework of the Senate bill … Read more Immigration Reform Proposal Includes Important Protections for Farmworkers

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April 17 2013

Farmworker Justice President Bruce Goldstein issued the following statement following the introduction of the Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013 that would reform U.S. immigration policy: “We are optimistic about the framework of this agreement and applaud … Read more Immigration Policy Reform Should Respect Rights of U.S. Farmworkers

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