ERIC Number: ED121554
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Texas Migrant Labor. 1975 Annual Report.
Good Neighbor Commission of Texas, Austin.
The Good Neighbor Commission of Texas coordinates the work of the Federal, State, and local government toward the improvement of travel and living and working conditions of Texas migrant laborers and their families. Covering the full spectrum of migrant labor activity directly related to the improvement of the well-being of migrant and seasonal farmworkers, the 1975 annual report chronicles the facts, conditions, and circumstances which focus on the socioeconomic plight of migrant families on a yearly basis. Statistical information which can be useful for the development of programs in addressing the migrant's needs is included. A brief overview of the Texas migrant laborer is given. The report also discusses Texas agriculture and migrant labor, alien labor and immigration, and various selected agencies and programs. Current developments in education education, housing, health, transportation, and labor unions are presented. A review of all the migrant legislation passed and rejected from the 54th legislative session to the present concerning migrant and seasonal farmworkers in the areas of health, education, housing, transportation, and welfare and social services is also presented. (NQ)
Descriptors: Agricultural Laborers, Annual Reports, Bilingual Education, Educational Programs, Employment Patterns, Foreign Workers, Health Programs, Housing, Illegal Immigrants, Legislation, Mexican Americans, Migrant Workers, Migration, Program Descriptions, Socioeconomic Influences, State Agencies
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Good Neighbor Commission of Texas, Austin.
Identifiers - Location: Texas