Who Works the Fields? The Stories of Americans Who Feed Us- This reports offers a sampling of stories from both U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents on farms. Although a majority of farmworkers today are undocumented immigrants, there are hundreds of thousands of legally authorized U.S. workers in the agricultural labor force.
No Way to Treat a Guest: Why the H-2A Agricultural Visa Program Fails U.S. and Foreign Workers- This report is based on interviews with current and former H-2A workers and documents the human toll of a system meant to provide a legal and dependable workforce for American farmers. The report offers multiple short-term and long-term solutions to eliminate abuses in the H-2A program and ensure a sustainable labor force for American agriculture. (2011)
Weeding out Abuses: Recommendations for a law-abiding farm labor system- Written by Farmworker Justice and Oxfam America, this report chronicles a broken farm labor system that encourages lawlessness and exploitation of workers and outlines specific recommendations that the government can take to increase enforcement and improve the lives of farmworkers around the country.
From Orchards to the Internet: Confronting Contingent Work Abuse- Written by Farmworker Justice and National Employment Law Project, this report discusses the extensive use of labor contractors across varied industries and recognizes that migrant farmworkers, office-building service workers, garment workers, and computer programmers, among others, share common, detrimental experiences as a subcontracted employees.