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June 20th, 2014
Written by Jesse J Holland in Eyes On The Enterprise with 0 Comments
A new generation of U.S.-born Hispanics is entering the U.S. workforce, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center.
Latino immigrants hold fewer jobs than Latinos born in the United States for the first time in more than two decades. This change is happening because it is now harder for immigrants to enter and find jobs in the U.S., and because a new generation of U.S.-born Hispanics is entering the U.S. workforce, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center. This information comes as politicians...
June 13th, 2014
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The outreach to Hispanics is part of the Republican National Committee's effort to combat that drift and expand the party beyond its mostly white base by engaging with minority communities. The party has been reaching out to Hispanic voters after they played a key role in President Barack Obama's win in 2012.
Hispanics are being courted by the Republican Party in southwestern states that already have strong Hispanic leadership and presence in the hopes of winning a majority of elected officials in that part of the country. The Republican Party is expanding its Hispanic outreach in the U.S. Southwest, hoping to capitalize on the popularity of its two Hispanic governors in the region and win back a part...
May 30th, 2014
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In this May 30, 2007 file photo, Google employees work on their laptops at Google headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. In a groundbreaking disclosure, Google on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 revealed how very white and male its workforce is — just 2 percent of its Googlers are black, 3 percent are Hispanic, and 30 percent are women.
Very few blacks and Hispanics work at Google despite that Google boast of a worldwide workforce numbering 44,000 at the beginning of this year. In a groundbreaking disclosure, Google revealed Wednesday how very white and male its workforce is - just 2 percent of its Google employees are black, 3 percent are Hispanic, and 30 percent are women. About a third of the company's workforce is Asian. The...
May 14th, 2014
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In this April 29, 2014 photo, Dan Gerawan, owner of at Gerawan Farming, Inc., left, talks with crew boss Jose Cabello in a nectarine orchard near Sanger, Calif. Gerawan is in a battle with the United Farm Workers, which wants to represent thousands of workers at the family farm.
Hispanic workers are locked in a battle with farmers in Central California where some of the nation's largest orchards and vegetable crops thrive. Six months ago, Hispanic workers at one of the largest fruit farms in the U.S. went to the ballot box to decide if they would continue to be represented by the United Farm Workers, which won that right two decades ago but never forged a labor contract...
April 14th, 2014
Written by Kate Brumback -... in Eyes On The Enterprise with 0 Comments
With little enforcement, many farmers feel little pressure to use the H-2A system and opt for illegal workers. However, they risk criminal enforcement or civil fines.
Broader enforcement of the H-2A guest worker program could reduce illegal immigrants coming into the county, and could be an interim solution since the U. S. Congress cannot seem to pass immigration reform. Farmers in a few states have elected to use it to avoid breaking the law by using illegal migrant workers, while others are considering it, and still others are avoiding it. As a push to...

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