- Farmworkers in Florida: Silence is their rational choice September of 2012.
- FACHC has released Farmworkers in the Southeast, an illuminating report on the working conditions, demographics, health conditions, barriers to care and challenges faced by Farmworkers in Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Mississippi. The report includes data obtained from a variety of sources including FACHC’s Southeastern Migrant Health Questionnaire, Impact of Immigration Laws in the Southeast Survey and 2011 Assessment of the Eastern Stream as well as the National Agricultural Workers Survey and U.S. Census of Agriculture. The report is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in understanding more about this vulnerable population. Click Here to access the report.
- The Hastings Center features issue briefs on the demographic and socioeconomic status of undocumented immigrants, their use of health care, and how U.S. policy affects their access to care.
- Labor Issues Worry Florida Producers Southeast Farm Press, December 19, 2011
- Labor a Pressing Challenge for Florida Tomato Growers The Packer, December 2011
- Florida Farmworkers Urge EPA to Tighten Control of Pesticides Palm Beach Post, December 2011
- Farm Workers Disaster Center Overcomes Local Opposition, December 2011
- Florida Farmers Warn of Impending Crisis if Undocumented Workers Taken Away, Palm Beach Post December 2011
- Rural Women’s Health Project in Gainesville Received Steve Shore Award for Outstanding Service in Farmworker Health, October 2011
- A Worker With No ID and Great Medical Need The New York Times, August 2011
- Southern Farmers Struggle with Drought in U.S. Huffington Post, December 2010
- HRSA sends a message to Florida CHCs about state and federal poison control resources.
- New HHS Language Access Plan 2013
The HHS LAP establishes the Department’s policy and strategy for serving persons with Limited English Proficiency and its commitment to the language access principles that state that people with LEP should have meaningful access to federally funded programs, activities, services and benefits.
- Immigrants Can Cheer and Jeer for Health Care Reform Read story here
- Florida Immigrant Coalition
- Many don't understand latest immigration order Read story here
- Immigration system is broken, needs reformRead story here
- Year in Review: The Most Troubling Immigration Trends Los Angeles Times, December 20, 2011
- Shattered Families: The Perilous Intersection of Immigration Enforcement and the Child Welfare System Applied Research Center, November 2011
- VIA Insight: Focus on Immigrant Women Newsletter of the Rural Women’s Health Project, Gainesville
- Alabama Church Leaders Filed Lawsuit to Stop State's New Immigration Law Alabama Live, August 2011
- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today announced an initiative to promote utilization of promotores de salud as a means of strengthening outreach and education on the availability of health services and insurance coverage to underserved Hispanic/Latino communities. For more information click here.
- Illegal Immigration Backlash Worries, Divides Latinos Pew Hispanic Center October 28, 2010. The national political backlash against illegal immigration has created new divisions among Latinos and heightened their concerns about discrimination against members of their ethnic group-including those who were born in the United States or who immigrated legally. Read More