UFW Vice President testifies at House hearing on immigration

Giev Kashkooli, Vice President of the United Farm Workers, provided testimony at the February 26th hearing of the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security on the topic of Agricultural Labor and the H2A program. The National Farm Worker Ministry applauds his testimony in which he called for a path to citizenship for […]

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Immigration in the New Testament

Matthew 25:40-45 And the king will answer them, ‘Truly I tell you, just as you did it to one of the least of these who are members of my family, you did it to me.’… for I was hungry and you gave me no food, I was thirsty and you gave me nothing to drink, […]

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Immigration in the Old Testament

Exodus 22:21 You must not molest the stranger or oppress him, for you lived as a stranger in the land of Egypt. Exodus 23:9 You must not oppress the stranger; you know how a stranger feels, for you lived as strangers in the land of Egypt. Leviticus 19:33-34 When strangers sojourn with you in your […]

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Agricultural Labor Reform Principles

The Agricultural Labor Reform Principles were agreed upon by many farm worker groups, including the UFW, PCUN, FLOC, CATA, the Farmworker Association of Florida, Farmworker Justice, NFWM and others. What Farm Workers Need: 1.       A workable legalization program with a path first to permanent resident status, and then to citizenship, for the million farm workers who are currently working in […]

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Take action for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Farm workers are the key to the U.S. food system, and although our population relies on their labor to put food on the table, these workers lack basic rights, face exploitation and live in fear of reporting abuses. The great majority of farm workers are undocumented. If our broken immigration system isn’t fixed, farm workers […]

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Vice President Biden supports CIR!

National Farm Worker Ministry welcomes Vice President Biden’s push for the passage of Comprehensive Immigration reform (CIR). On a call held recently with faith leaders, the vice president discussed the critical importance of passing legislation for CIR, as well as for gun control. During the call, Sr. Simone Campbell, Executive Director of Network, reminded us […]

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NFWM Applauds Push for Immigration Reform Giving Farm Workers a Path to Citizenship

We applaud President’s Obama’ commitment to Comprehensive Immigration Reform (CIR) which includes a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants  living in the United States.  We are glad to see that the President understands the urgency of the situation and wants Congress to act on this quickly.   The current situation is untenable.  As the President said […]

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