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Senators Graham & Manchin Introduce Anti-Worker, Anti-Immigrant Bill to Radically Expand the Flawed and Exploitative H-2A Program

Fact Sheet: The “AGRI Act” Would Worsen the H-2A Program’s Exploitative Conditions

On March 19, 2021, Rep. Crawford (R-AR) introduced the “Agricultural Guest Worker Reform Initiative,” or “AGRI Act of 2021,” H.R. … Read more Fact Sheet: The “AGRI Act” Would Worsen the H-2A Program’s Exploitative Conditions

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The Essential Role of Immigrant Workers in America, Bruce Goldstein Testimony

FJ President Bruce Goldstein testified before  the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, and Border Safety on Wednesday, May … Read more The Essential Role of Immigrant Workers in America, Bruce Goldstein Testimony

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The Citizenship for Essential Workers Act Fact Sheet

Fact sheet on The Citizenship for Essential Workers Act, S.747, introduced by Senators Alex Padilla (D-CA) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA). … Read more The Citizenship for Essential Workers Act Fact Sheet

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Farm Workforce Modernization Act Fact Sheet (Updated July 2021)

Fact sheet on the Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2021 (FWMA), HR 1603, bipartisan immigration legislation that would provide undocumented … Read more Farm Workforce Modernization Act Fact Sheet (Updated July 2021)

Adverse Effect Wage Rates 2020 – 2021

State-by-state chart showing the 2020 and 2021 Adverse Effect Wages Rates (AEWR) for the H-2A guestworker program.

Fact Sheet: U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021: A Bill to Protect Workers and Create a Path to Citizenship for 11 Million Undocumented Immigrants

On February 19, 2021, Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and Representative Linda Sanchez (DCA) introduced the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021 … Read more Fact Sheet: U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021: A Bill to Protect Workers and Create a Path to Citizenship for 11 Million Undocumented Immigrants

Resources on the Bracero Program

List of resources that explore the history of the Bracero Program.

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Fact Sheet on “FARM Laborers Protection Act,” S. 4042

On June 23, 2020, Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) introduced the “Frontline At-Risk Manual Laborers Protection Act,” or “FARM Laborers Protection … Read more Fact Sheet on “FARM Laborers Protection Act,” S. 4042

DOL response to FJ’s letter requesting Covid-19 protections for guestworkers in the H-2A visa program (July 6, 2020)

Letter from the Department of Labor responding to an FJ letter dated March 25, 2020 requesting Covid-19 protections for guestworkers … Read more DOL response to FJ’s letter requesting Covid-19 protections for guestworkers in the H-2A visa program (July 6, 2020)