ERIC Number: ED222304
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Guide for Migrants in the State of Illinois = Guia para Migrantes en el Estado de Illinois.
Langemach, Sharon; Koepplinger, Jessica
Prepared for migrant farmworkers traveling in the State of Illinois, the booklet, written in English and Spanish, provides basic information on (1) employment conditions--requirements of crew leaders and employers, deductions from wages, and laws regulating child labor; (2) housing--conditions of the camp grounds and of living units; (3) pesticides--possible poisoning symptoms and what to do and pesticide safety tips; (4) food stamps--their purpose, important facts to know about food stamps, and where to obtain further information or help in processing the application for food stamps; (5) social security--its purpose and where to obtain more information or help in applying for a social security number, a replacement card, or benefits; (6) immigration--categories of immigrants and length of time and costs for processing papers; and (7) legal rights when arrested--what to do when stopped by a policeman and the migrant's rights if arrested. A toll-free number where migrants can obtain emergency assistance anywhere in the U.S. is provided. A brief discussion of the Illinois Migrant Council (IMC), addresses and phone numbers of the 10 IMC offices, and a map indicating the approximate location of the IMC offices within the State conclude the booklet. (NQA)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois Migrant Council, Chicago.
Identifiers: Illinois; Illinois Migrant Council; Social Security