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date: 02 March 2024

Migrant Workerslocked

Migrant Workerslocked

  • Richard WolffRichard WolffIndependent Scholar, West Palm Beach, FL
  •  and Karen DodgeKaren DodgeUniversity of Miami and Palm Beach County Health Department

Summary

This entry discusses migrant workers in the United States and the unique circumstances and conditions they face. Included in the discussion are social problems faced by migrants with respect to health, housing, working conditions, child labor, and education. Policy issues are addressed, including relevant national, international, and corporate laws. Migrant patterns, demographics, and definitions are presented. Finally, social work programs, responses, and interventions are identified.

Subjects

  • Macro Practice
  • Populations and Practice Settings
  • Race, Ethnicity, and Culture
  • Social Justice and Human Rights

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