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    For over a century, migrant farm workers have been opposed a suitable and equitable life in the fields and communities of California's agricultural valleys. Most farmers were making only ninety cents an hour, forced to drink out of the same cup, and required to pay two dollars or more per day to live in metal shacks with no plumbing or electricity in the 1960’s. Overall, farm workers, also known as braceros, labored in inhumane conditions as growers ignored the state laws regarding proper working conditions. The Bracero Program was started by the U.S. government after WWII due to labor shortages and “this program imported temporary laborers from Mexico to work in the fields”(NFWM-YAYA Staff). However, change and improvement were greatly sought.…

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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…

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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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    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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    Essay On Migrant Workers

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    Migrant workers are people who move from place to place to do seasonal work, most of them are mexican-born sons, husbands, and fathers who leave their families and work for long hours in order to have enough money to support their families back home. Make sure they have food, shelter and for the children back home to be able to go to school and get an education. There are an estimated of 3.5 million migrants workers and seasonal farmworkers in the United States,including women and children who…

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