On January 17, 2019, Senator Dianne Feinstein and Representative Zoe Lodgren introduced a new farmworker bill that would provide a path to citizenship for farmworkers meeting the bill’s requirements... Senator
North Carolina maintains an average estimate farmworker population of between 100,000 to 300,000, and is the 5th in the nation with the leading amount of farmworkers, both migrant and seasonal...
At Vecinos, we provide extensive health education about pesticides to farmworkers because the farmworkers exposed to these chemicals have a higher risk for pesticide-related illnesses, ranging from respiratory problems to
Since October, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE as the agency is commonly known, has increased the number of worksite investigations and arrests to an amount previously unseen.
A 2006 survey study conducted by Wake Forest University School of Medicine and several community-based organizations revealed food insecurity among Latino immigrant families in North Carolina to be between 35.6
Workplace Safety and Workers’ Compensation for FarmworkersWorkplace Safety and Workers’ Compensation for Farmworkers
Migrant workers, particularly farmworkers, are at a disproportionately higher risk of injury and work-related health issues because they tend to fill low-paying jobs in dangerous working conditions.
Pesticides used in agriculture contain chemicals that are harmful to people of every age, but kids are particularly vulnerable to the dangerous effects of pesticides for several reasons