Young Farmers Endorses Immigration Proposals to Include Immigrants on Economy Recovery

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:​, National Young Farmers Coalition , 518-643-3564 ext. 722 Washington, D.C. (March 18, 2021) – The National Young Farmers Coalition has joined over 300 advocates in endorsing several legislative proposals for immigrant and workers’ rights. The Coalition commends the bills’ sponsors for their commitment to supporting essential workers for their enduring contributions […]

Farmworkers are farmers too.

Immigrants make up nearly three-quarters of all farmworkers in the United States. Their labor is critical to US farms and consumers, but being an immigrant farmworker can come along with some major challenges — from the risk of deportation to basic safety. Lindsey Lusher Shute interviews Iris Figueroa, staff attorney at Farmworker Justice, about these […]