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September 22nd, 2014
MOUNT MORRIS — A weekend drive through Letchworth State Park recently turned into an immigration nightmare for one migrant family. José Coyote said that during a May 24 drive with his four children, he was pulled over by park police for driving too close to the curb. The police report, which was obtained by the […]
September 15th, 2014
FERNDALE, N.Y. — For several years, a woman who wishes to remain anonymous, has worked at Hudson Valley Foie Gras, a duck farm in Sullivan County. The undocumented worker says conditions have never been as bad as they are today. “By working less fast, by working more slowly, there would be less accidents. We are […]
August 18th, 2014
Hine’s modern subjects: Renán Salgado explains why Lewis Hine is as relevant as ever A large part of Lewis Hine’s photographic focus was dedicated to being a witness to and voice for the voiceless. It would be easy to view the Hine exhibit with a sense of satisfied finality about horrific labor conditions and human […]
September 26th, 2014
Renan Salgado from WJCNY is interviewed for this piece on human trafficking.
August 15th, 2014
URGENT: The Worker Protection Standard Comment Period Closes on August 18th. We need you to help protect farmworkers and submit comments. Model comments and instructions on how to submit your comments are available here.
August 7th, 2014
Small farms, big problems: Labor crisis goes ignored in idyllic setting Despite small farms’ nostalgic image, their reality is much more troubling, say workers and advocates July 29, 2014 5:00AM ET by Peter Moskowitz @ptrmsk FONDA, New York — The hills of this rural area 45 minutes northwest of the state’s capital look as idyllic as the scenes […]