56May 16, 2013
Immigration Relief Bills
The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security met to consider visa exemptions for several individuals. The committee voted to request reports from the Department of ...
240May 16, 2013
Agriculture Guestworker Program
Witnesses testified on the current guest worker program in the U.S. agriculture industry and Representative Bob Goodlatte’s bill, the Agricultural Guestworker Act. Among the issues they ...
1,402Apr 22, 2013
Immigration Policy for Agriculture and Labor
Agriculture and labor interest representatives testified at the second in a series of Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on immigration reform.*Topics included worker visas, border security, and ...
233,397Sep 24, 2010
Immigrant Farm Workers
Witnesses spoke about the American agricultural sector’s reliance on foreign, and often undocumented, workers to pick fruit and vegetables on America’s farms. Comedy Central’s ...
43Oct 1, 2007
Hispanic Public Policy Conference
At a Congressional Hispanic Caucus public policy conference, participants talked about minority and labor issues. Among the topics they addressed were immigration, union organizing in the ...
55Oct 1, 1995
Farm Aid Town Meeting
Secretary Glickman and others talked about the future of U.S. farming and the 1995 Farm Bill. The Budget Resolution now in Congress recommends that $13.4 billion be cut from federal farm ...
36Aug 9, 1994
Cesar Chavez Reception
Participants discussed the life and times of Cesar Chavez, the leader of farm worker unions in the Southwest and throughout the country until his death earlier this year.