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In a shared commitment to documenting, educating and celebrating the contribution of Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers and Community and Migrant Health Centers, NCFH is proud to announce its collaboration with the CHroniCles Project.
This increase would restore funding to the levels originally envisioned under the Workforce Investment Act while supporting services for 1,027 additional migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their families through the National Farmworker Jobs Program grantee community.
The exposure of migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their families to agricultural and residential pesticides is a continuing public health concern.
In reaching this conclusion, the Court rejected the argument that the Federal Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act, a law enacted to protect the safety and health of migrant and seasonal farmworkers, allows States to limit farmworkers' remedies for on-the-job injuries to remedies that are provided under State workers' compensation laws.
The Migrant Health Act of 1962 and the Health Centers Consolidation Act of 1996 (PHS Section 330g) authorize grants to migrant/community health centers and migrant voucher programs to provide health services to migrant and seasonal farmworkers, their families, and to those farmworkers that are no longer working in agriculture due to age or disability.
The lack of national research and hard data on migrant and seasonal farmworkers has hindered efforts to improve the health of this population (3).
The 1993 National Joint Conference on Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers in Denver, this week, will include an update on the history of the Immigration Control and Reform Act, which brings H-2 foreign workers to the United States.
NCFH has provided the following five case studies that can be used as examples by health centers for determining the eligibility and verification of potential migrant and seasonal farmworkers.