A look at hard news coverage and in-depth features.
In New York State, many labor laws don’t apply to farmworkers who often work 60 to 80 hours a week. FI2W contributor Aurora Almendral went upstate for our radio partner WNYC to investigate.
In Arizona, home of SB 1070, the head of the state farm bureau seeks reforms that make it easier for migrant workers to cross the border to work in U.S. fields.
A roundup of news from the presidential campaign and other stories from around the nation.
Fi2W columnist Erwin de Leon says Georgia’s new immigration law isn’t just affecting undocumented farmworkers, it’s having a negative impact on the lives and well-being of ordinary citizens, including those who supported the get-tough policy.
By Valeria Fernández, FI2W contributor PHOENIX, Arizona — While thousands across the nation plan to march for immigration reform this Friday, May 1, a handful of former immigrant farmworkers in their seventies are holding a different protest here. The men…
By Diego Graglia, FI2W web editor A worker picks up tobacco leaves on a field outside Kinston, NC. (Photo: D. Graglia/newyorktomexico.com) Barely a month before leaving office, President George W. Bush has instituted changes in a guest worker program for…