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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Immigrant labor helped build some of his golf courses and staffed jobs in housekeeping, maintenance and food preparation well into Trump's presidency.
For most of the 20th century, many supported restrictive immigration policies, especially those unions that prioritized protecting already-unionized workers from new immigrant labor competition.
"When you have a significant worker shortage and you have a significant portion of your workforce that is immigrant labor, it's a recipe for difficulty in getting workers."
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Federal laws allow the immigrant labor with low wages and no labor protections for what is ranked among the most dangerous jobs in the world.
Immigrant labor can bring critical skills and help Malaysia become a high-income inclusive economy," says Ulrich Zachau, World Bank Country Director for Malaysia and Southeast Asia.
Thank immigrant labor. You want to deport all the immigrants?
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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