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Response to President Obama’s Executive Action

From Farmworker Justice: Washington, DC – Farmworker Justice applauds President Obama for taking action to address our broken immigration system. Farmworker Justice has been helping farmworker organizations advocate for a more just immigration system because immigration policy has profound impacts on farmworkers, their families and their communities. The President’s administrative relief for certain undocumented immigrants […]

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Border Reflection: Too High A Cost

At the corner of International Street in the border town of Nogales, Mexico, a bullet-ridden wall serves as the backdrop to a roadside memorial. The memorial marks the spot where a young boy lost his life at the hands of the Border Patrol. On October 10, 2012, 16-year-old Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez was shot and […]

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Hundreds of Farm Workers Tell Rep. McCarthy that the Time is Now for Immigration Reform

On April 24th, 2014 thousands of people from across the country and hundreds of farm workers coming from all over California are standing side-by-side and insisting that Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy come out of hiding and face the nation on immigration reform.  In conjunction with the United Farm Workers, NFWM mobilized faith leaders from across the […]

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House Republicans Release Immigration Reform Principles

Raleigh, NC – On Thursday, House Republicans released their principles for immigration reform in an encouraging step towards fixing our nation’s broken immigration system. Unfortunately, the principles fall short of what is needed to create a roadmap for hard-working agricultural workers currently living in America to become full citizens of the nation they feed. “Our […]

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A Call for Immigration Reform and Citizenship

NFWM’s board members Fr. Hector Rodriguez (Episcopal Church) and Rev. Dr. Sharon Stanley-Rea (Christian Church, Disciples of Christ) visited the National Mall in Washington DC to show their support for those fasting for Comprehensive Immigration Reform (CIR). Fast for Families: A Call for Immigration Reform & Citizenship participants were fasting from November 12 to December […]

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Farm Worker Leaders Fight for Immigration Reform. Join them!

On Tuesday, October 28th, YAYAs and NFWM supporters joined more than 200 individuals, congregated in Orlando, FL, to call on Speaker Boehner to push the immigration reform bill amongst House representatives. Folks traversed the streets of downtown Orlando chanting, “Que Queremos? Reforma! Cuando? Ahora! (What do we want? Immigration reform! When? NOW!)” At the end […]

Thousands gathering on Capitol Hill in support of comprehensive immigration reform.

Harvesting Justice with NFWM

“The fight is never about grapes or lettuce. It is always about people.” – Cesar Chavez As I rounded the corner onto the National Mall, I could feel the energy of the crowd as thousands of people made their way to the stage to hear Camino Americano play a benefit concert in support of comprehensive […]

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Sign the Letter to Oppose the Harmful Guest Worker Legislation HR 1773

Thank you to NFWM’s 14 member organizations who signed Farmworker Justice’s letter opposing Chairman Goodlatte’s bill, HR 1773, a drastic guest worker bill that slashes provisions already in place in our imperfect H-2A guest worker system. Now we need individuals like YOU to sign on so that Congress will hear our voices loud and clear: […]

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Farm worker leaders and clergy arrested on Capitol Hill yesterday

United Farm Workers (UFW) Vice President Giev Kashkooli, Farmworker Justice President, Bruce Goldstein and NFWM Board Member, Rev. Dr. Sharon Stanley, Director, Refugee & Immigration Ministries, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) were among the more than 200 people arrested on Capitol Hill yesterday during the March for Immigrant Dignity and Respect. National Farm Worker Ministry […]

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Camino Americano: March and Concert for Immigrant Dignity and Respect!

Join our Executive Director, Rev. Lindsay C. Comstock and other farm worker leaders on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on October 8th for Camino Americano: March and Concert for Immigrant Dignity and Respect! When: Tuesday, October 8th from 12:30pm to 6:00pm Where: 10th Avenue at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Why: Every day […]

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