Migrant Farmworkers

What is the issue

  • Underpaid -earning less than full-time farmworkers
  • Dangerous Working Conditions
  • Lack of Access to Healthcare¬†
  • Exploited¬†
  • Excluded from Social Legislation
  • Do Not Have Right To Unionize

Who it impacts

  • Over 3 million temporary workers work on U.S. farms throughout the growing season following the harvest from south to the north
  • The majority are from Mexico, and other Central American countries¬†
  • The whole family is impacted

What Social Workers Can do About it

  • Advocacy
  • Mobile Health Clinics

@ the local, national, international levels

Establish organizations, fundraise, and coordinate on the ground to access workers on site