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    really do much but as I started to get older I would help my parents carry blueberry buckets while they picked or whatever fruit it was that they were picking. As I began to grow, me and my brother started picking blueberries, raspberry, grapes, and collecting pine ourselves. In the beginning of my teenage years I would go with my parents to work out in the field but at the age of fifteen I decided to work packing the fruit instead of being out in the field. Each year that goes by I am usually working in some type of seasonal job, whether it is working in the packing shield or in the field. When a person has to work out in the field they have to make sure that the fruit is being picked correctly and have to follow certain criteria As a migrant worker I learned that the job is very hard, tiring and with many discomforts. When working out in the field a person is overwhelmed by the intense heat and when working inside the packing shield it is extremely cold. In many occasions at work it made me think that I do not want to have that type of job as a permanent one but a temporary one until I am able to accomplish my goals. It teaches a person to value education and want to strive for something better in the world. My mom always tells me that I have to study hard in order to be successful and not have to face the discomforts that there are in working in these types of jobs. It motivated me to want to have an education but it also taught me how to do things in a timely manner,…

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    Migrant Workers and Why they were Misfits John Steinbeck 1937 novel Of Mice and Men captured what it was like to be a migrant worker after the dust bowl. In the novel, when the two main characters, George and Lennie, first were hired at a farm they were not exactly happy about their living conditions for the farming season but they said its better than nothing. Like real life, migrant workers in California in the 1930’s did not have good houses, most of the houses were smaller…

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    To end a life is to end a person’s essence. John Steinbeck wrote Of Mice and Men to characterize the struggle of migrant workers in the 1930s. George and Lennie are friends who travel to make a living to create a dream that George fostered in his mind. Lennie is an individual who has a mind that is very childlike and innocent. They work in a farm where they buck barley to make a living. They have a couple of problems which puts them in an jam. The major problem is when Lennie kills a woman.…

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    The abstract article, “Policies and Laws Regulating Migrant Workers in Malaysia: A Critical Appraisal”, authored by Evelyn Shyamala Devadason and Chan Wai Meng, depicts and discusses the broad topic relating to the legal acts that govern migrant incursion and their influence on the economy of Malaysia specifically. The article raises many issues including the absence revolving around the administration of laws, and practices of abuse by employees, businesses, and institutions within the labour…

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    Argument Analysis: Stephen Colbert and Migrant Workers Stephen Colbert appeared before members of congress to discuss a new law that will affect migrant workers. Colbert’s initial idea was to stop eating fruits and vegetables. This seemed to be in humor. Later in the paper Colbert made a more serious suggestion that congress should implement this proposed law in order to provide protection for the workers. Analysis Strengths Colbert’s speech had a few strengths, one of these being attention…

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    Life As A Migrant Worker

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    This report is to inform you about migrant workers who they were, why they became migrant workers, and where they come from. This will inform you of their living conditions and their wages. Migrant workers come from all across the United States of America, Due to the great depression. An estimate of 1.3 million workers migrated into California to work on farms which provided living space and meals for the migrant workers. These men were mostly professional workers which lost their jobs after…

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    Migrant Workers Essay

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    Maquiladora workers and migrant workers have been facing human rights violations at an exponential rates, be it in term of longer working hours without effectively being paid as much or being trapped inside their workplaces. While Maquiladora workers can be primarily found in Mexico post 1994 when the NAFTA agreement was signed, however this hasn’t been the case for migrant workers as those tend to cross borders from third world countries in search of a better lively. Globalization has played an…

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    Migrant Worker Sociology

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    1.) Social Location/pg. 4: The group memberships that people have because of their location in history and society. The migrant workers, whose stories were told in the film, came from impoverished backgrounds. Because of their ethnicity and their lack of social capital, it was easy for them to be taken advantage of. Whether because of prejudices or access to education, they had limited options for making an income for survival. Zulema, Victor, and Pearla’s families had limited skills for…

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    Migrant Workers Subtopics

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    The topic I chose for my research project is migrant workers. The importance of my topic migrant workers was working to survive and to maintain the family. The first subtopic for my topic is jobs.They found better jobs so they could have a un-harsh living condition."And finally, thousands of other immigrant workers traveled less clear paths throughout dozens of states in search of work."It was hard for them to live their life.It changed the way they wanted to live as a migrant worker." "Migrant…

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    Chinese Migrant Workers

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    The places like in Shenzhen and Guangdong have large factories. Factories lives of migrant is very hard. The paper heavily focuses on Chinese migrant workers specially focused on female workers. It focusses the worker origin and the conflict from local workers arriving from others places. The crucial part of workers on the issues that wages is being a huge controversial. It was illegal to pay under the minimum wages. But often time many owners would do that just to save money. Even worker was…

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