Immigrant-rights advocate Marlene Chavez says change doesn’t come easy. She’ll share her perspective with 200 other leaders at the first Rural Women’s Summit next week.Read More...
Immigrants to this small south-Texas community benefitted from the tolerance and acceptance they received from institutions like public schools. In return, immigrants were ready to learn and contribute to the common good. That’s how the…
During an incident in Kennett, Missouri, in summer 2018, H-2A workers labored through high temperatures while denied breakfast and with little access to water. Their legal status was supposed to protect them.
By tackling language barriers, resettlement agencies also help refugees negotiate the fundamentals of living in the U.S., like finding housing, schools and employment.
The Cummington Story documents the town's history as a World War II haven for refugees, and it offers an example of how differences fall away when people "live and work and meet together as neighbors."
Undocumented workers are an integral part of industries such as farming. Reducing our reliance on undocumented workers will have big impacts for farming communities and American consumers.
Health research has focused on younger, urban immigrants, leaving big gaps in knowledge about older, foreign-born residents who live in rural areas.
The tradition of close family ties should make rural Americans especially sensitive to the plight of immigrant parents and children.
Large agricultural interests are losing to anti-immigrant groups in the discussion over a revised temporary worker program to provide farm labor. Pro-immigration groups don’t like the bill either because it provides no path to citizenship.
The Deferred Action on Children Arrivals (DACA) program gave immigrant Abraham Diaz the chance to learn, grow, and contribute to the only country he knows well enough to call home. Around the United States, as many as 100,000 rural young…