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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The panel will discuss agriculture's dependence on immigrant labor, the need for legislative immigration reform and recommendations on new legislation to address challenges.
Not surprisingly, the black market for immigrant labor is booming, with roughly 11 million undocumented workers residing in the United States.
We now find ourselves thanks to a very generous benefits system with a considerable body of immigrant labour doing a lot of unskilled manual jobs across a range of industries and services in the UK, because we have allowed a large number of UK citizens to claim these generous benefits rather than making them take those jobs which would have reduced the need for a significant percentage of that immigrant labor.
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Besides describing the fire, its aftermath, and issues around immigrant labor, Albert Marrin broadens the scope of the disaster to examine the immigrant story.
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The governance mechanisms can be adjusted more precisely to account for Bulgaria's interests, the situation of the labor market, human rights, and labor legislation," Dobrin Ivanov from the Labor Ministry said at the opening of a two-hour discussion on immigrant labor in Sofia.
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As a consequence of their shared dependency on immigrant labor and humanitarian efforts, both Australia and the United States are becoming increasingly multicultural in form.

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