August 19, 2019 | 0 comments
Heat stroke is a severe, but completely preventable, disease that can result in death. This disease happens when someone spends too much time in the sun in very strong heat. Each year, about 600 people in the United States die of heat stroke.
August 7, 2019 | 0 comments
J-1 programs are intended to encourage cultural exchange and learning, however, people report cases of abuse, labor exploitation and human trafficking.
August 1, 2019 | 0 comments
The J-1 Exchange Visitor Program was created by the Department of State (DOS) in 1961 to enhance diplomacy and foster cultural exchange.
July 31, 2019 | 0 comments
Oliver Benzon, a former worker in the J-1 Summer Work Travel Visa program, shares his experiences in order to demonstrate the serious need to regulate the recruitment of J-1 workers to protect against fraud, discrimination, and e
July 30, 2019 | 0 comments
A new report released today, “Shining a Light on Summer Work: A First Look at the Employers Using the J-1 Summer Work Travel Visa,&rdq
July 26, 2019 | 0 comments
Domestic workers, like farmworkers have been overlooked, devalued, and historically excluded from crucial federal labor and civil rights laws since the days of slavery, some of which include minimum wage, overtime, and helath, safety and
July 22, 2019 | 0 comments
A potentially deadly heat wave is sweeping across the United States this week. Dangerously high temperatures are being reported in various states across the country, from New York to Colorado. In these states, temperatures are rising above 100...
July 17, 2019 | 0 comments
Have you been to or lived in the United States and had some encounter with police officers, Border Patrol or ICE officers? Are you unsure if the government has a record of this encounter?
July 2, 2019 | 0 comments
Rosa was working on an H-2A visa harvesting lettuce in central California when she fell off a tractor and broke her leg. After she fell, her foreman told her to go “rest it off” in the trailer where she was housed.
June 27, 2019 | 0 comments