migrant worker

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migrant worker

A farm labourer who is disenfranchised in the country in which he or she works, whose domicile changes as different crops are harvested.

The impact of migrant workers on the healthcare delivery system is poorly studied, but like other disenfranchised groups, such as the homeless, the poor and illegal aliens, are at increased risk for tuberculosis, violence, alcoholism and substance abuse. Approximately half of migrant labourers (US) are illegal aliens who not seek healthcare due to fear of deportation.
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Immigration reform allows the church to pray and worship in a new way, to write a new story for this nation without footnotes or typos--a new essay that tells all of our stories, from the wealthiest woman on Wall Street to the poorest migrant farmer working tirelessly to achieve his own American story.
One student, 8-year-old Jorge Leon, said his poem was about a migrant farmer who operated a cherry stand.
Working with the California and Federal Resettlement Administration, Taylor invited Lange to accompany him on field studies to document the lives of migrant farmers escaping the effects of the Dust Bowl.
While some might critique Holmes for inserting his own journey of crossing the border and living and working with the migrant farmers so obviously into the narrative, the insights gleaned by his participation-observation are priceless.
The babies were born on Thursday at the Suining City Central Hospital in Sichuan to a couple who are migrant farmers.
As rice was brought in from China to India by traders and migrant farmers, it likely hybridized extensively with local wild rice," explained NYU biologist Michael Purugganan, one of the study's co-authors.
Often, 1930s America conjures up images of breadlines, dust storms, and migrant farmers.
However, the year 1957 witnessed a turning point in the policy toward migrant farmers.
The film clearly romanticizes the struggles of millions of undocumented immigrants, much as John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath idealized the pain and suffering of an earlier wave of migrant farmers from America's dust bowl.
His parents were migrant farmers, who had settled in San Benito, Texas, in the Rio Grande Valley.
A pioneering leader who first drew attention to the discrimination and abuses migrant farmers endured from farm owners, Chavez is revered by many in and outside the Latino community as a champion for workers' rights.
For years, employers who hired undocumented workers got by on a "nod and wink," because everyone recognized that migrant farmers were good for business, says Amelia Ramon, manager off Northwest Communities Education Center, an organization that supports eastern Washington's Latino community.

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