Advocacy & Activism, Guest Worker Program, H-2A, Legal Assistance, Legislation

Regional Perspectives on Agricultural Guestworker Programs

From, Bruce Goldstein, 9 Feb 2012.

Written Testimony of Bruce Goldstein, President, Farmworker Justice, before the Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement.

Mr. Chairman and Members: Thank you for the opportunity to testify about proposals to address our nation’s broken immigration system and solutions to ensure a productive, fairly-treated farm labor force. For thirty years, my organization, Farmworker Justice, has engaged in policy analysis, education and training, advocacy and litigation to empower farmworkers to improve their wages and working conditions, immigration status, health, occupational safety and access to justice. Since its inception, Farmworker Justice has monitored the H-2A program throughout the country and analyzed proposals for policy changes.

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Source:, “Regional Perspectives on Agricultural Guestworker Programs” by Bruce Goldstein, 9 Feb 2012.

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