ERIC Number: ED453692
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Work without Justice: Low Wage Immigrant Laborers.
United States Catholic Conference, Washington, DC. Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc.
This report focuses on "at risk" immigrants in the United States. This third report in a series highlights the plight of low-income immigrant laborers in the United States. This series does not seek to advance specific policies or reforms. It intends merely to relate the stories of newcomers in the confidence that they will speak powerfully for themselves. This report follows immigrant laborers from their countries of origin on their often perilous journeys to the United States. In then documents the harsh reality they find once they arrive, highlighting the plight of day laborers, service sector employees, migrant farmworkers, and immigrants in the meatpacking and poultry industries. It concludes by describing the horrors faced by immigrants smuggled into the U.S. by organized crime syndicates. (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse for ESL Literacy Education) (KT)
Descriptors: Citizenship, Federal Legislation, Foreign Nationals, Immigrants, Immigration, Labor Conditions, Limited English Speaking, Personal Narratives, Political Attitudes, Spanish Speaking
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc; McCormick Pavilion, 415 Michigan Avenue, NE, Washington, DC 20017 ($10). Tel: 202-635-2556; Web site: http://www.cliniclegal.org.
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United States Catholic Conference, Washington, DC. Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc.
Note: For reports 1, 2, and 4, see FL 801 445-47.