Thursday, May 27, 2021

Farmworker Modernization - Immigration Issues

You can still register for today's webinar The Farmworkers Modernization Act: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. A discussion about the current immigration legislation in Congress. The webinar starts at 8PM eastern/7 PM central/6PM mountain/5PM pacific.


Suggested reading material for tonight's discussion.

Dignity or Exploitation — What Future for Farmworker Families in the United States? documents the systematic abuse of workers in the H-2A program and its impact on the resident farmworker communities, confronted with a race to the bottom in wages and working conditions. 

Shorter pieces: 

A Democratic Food System Means Unions For Farmworkers

By David Bacon

Don’t Compromise on Farmworker Rights

By Saurav Sarkar 

Register for the Webinar here.

In solidarity,

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