The next generation, the one Chavez presciently foresaw, must find ways to bring reform, not just in the cities but also in the fields.
Until we address what motivates vulnerable people to leave their home countries, they will continue to come.
Democrats vowed the votes would be the first step toward enacting President Biden’s immigration agenda. But Republicans galvanized by border politics promised to stop even the most popular measures.
Monday: A mobile clinic brings the vaccine to workers deemed essential. Also: Another reopening update.
A truck slammed into an S.U.V. crowded with 25 people in an agricultural region where migrant smuggling is common.
A landmark initiative in California is taking vaccines to the fields, targeting an immigrant work force that is at high risk for Covid-19. Many of the workers are undocumented, raising questions about whether they should have priority.
The fate of our democracy is tied to theirs.
Mr. Modi declares victory in Bihar State, but votes are still being counted in an election seen as a referendum on the government’s Covid-19 response.
The guest workers have been restricted to avoid contracting or spreading Covid-19. ‘I never expected to lose my freedom,’ said one, but it has successfully kept down infection rates.
Outbreaks at farms have made Canadians question how well their system is really protecting vulnerable migrant workers.
An accusation involving migrant labor in Puglia leads to self-examination and, perhaps, new awareness of the treatment of agricultural workers.
When farmers realized many European laborers couldn’t arrive for strawberry season, out-of-work Britons responded.
Many laborers in New Jersey follow the ripening of crops up the East Coast. Each influx of new workers brings the risk of a fresh outbreak.
The coronavirus is moving through Florida’s agricultural communities just as laborers began to migrate north for the harvest.
As the coronavirus drastically reorders society and economies, more Italians are returning to the agricultural jobs of their grandparents.
Stymied by borders closed by coronavirus restrictions, German farmers decided to fly thousands of seasonal workers into their fields.
Pandemic or not, immigrants’ work has always been essential.
If Americans don’t want to go hungry, we need these workers.
Laborers have not just stopped traveling in search of work. Many have also headed back to their home countries.
Fear of the virus and job loss in cities are pushing many back to the countryside, reversing a decades-long trend of urban migration and raising alarm about a public health crisis in rural areas.
Two privately run state prisons in the town of McFarland, many of whose residents are undocumented field workers, will be converted to hold immigrants.
Volunteers set up their own roadblocks. Neighborhoods set their own limits. The efforts could help the fractious country battle the outbreak but risk also stoking divisions and xenophobia.
A delicate ecosystem was disrupted in the Comoros, off East Africa, when forests were cleared to make way for farmland. The consequences offer lessons for other parts of the developing world.
The coronavirus is likely to hit the United States’ 60 million Latinos particularly hard, and political organizers face a dual challenge of energizing them and keeping them safe.
We sacrifice so much for a country that doesn’t value our lives.
The Californian photographer known for her images of the Great Depression is a guide to the complexity of the present.