TITLE

Halt of Migrant Survey Viewed as Loss of Data About Working Youths

AUTHOR(S)
Zehr, Mary Ann
PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
Education Week;2/16/2005, Vol. 24 Issue 23, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that the U.S. Department of Labor has temporarily halted the collection of data for a national survey of migrant and seasonal farmworkers that yielded information for the Education Department about working youths who do not attend U.S. schools. It provides information on past schooling, working conditions, wages, health, language ability, and other aspects of the lives of school-age youths as well as of adults. Veronica Vargas Stidvent, the assistant secretary of policy for the Labor Department, said she has called for a "temporary pause" in the data collection for the survey so her office can review the labor agency's contract with Aguirre International, a Burlingame, California-based firm that has conducted the survey.
ACCESSION #
16202850

 

Related Articles

  • Migrant, Not Homeless. Goodno, James B. // Planning;Nov2003, Vol. 69 Issue 10, p10 

    Reports on the housing of farmworker migrants in the U.S. Difficulty for the Department of Labor to breakdown the population into migrants and home-based workers; Provision of grants and loans by the Department of Agriculture; Agreement of wine growers in Napa Valley to a special tax in order...

  • AFRICAN MIGRANTS' GAMBLING IN FINLAND. CRENTSIL, PERPETUAL // Suomen Antropologi: Journal of the Finnish Anthropological Socie;Summer2014, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p58 

    This research report discusses African migrants' gambling in Finland by exploring cultural processes and hierarchies related to gambling. The ethnographic description relates gambling to culture, gambling behaviour (e.g. perceptions, attitudes, motivations, types of games engaged in) and social...

  • LIBYA:. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;12/ 2/2013, pA02 

    LIBYA: The coast guard intercepted 3 boats loaded with 300 African migrants headed for Europe, a sign that the refugee flow remains strong despite several hundred migrants dying in recent months on boats that sank in the Mediterranean.

  • Editorial: Celebrating excellence in migration studies. Gamlen, Alan // Migration Studies;Nov2014, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p295 

    The article discusses various reports published within the issue which includes papers presented in the symposium on "Researching Migrants as a Migrant Researcher," impact of irregular immigration status on educational and opportunities of children in the U.S., re-launch of migration systems theory.

  • Italian navy rescue.  // Australian Financial Review (0404-2018);8/24/2015, p10 

    The article reports that the navy of Italy rescued 3000 migrants in boats after receiving requests for help from 22 vessels.

  • FARM CHILDREN on the Move. Weinstein, Mike // Faces;Sep2010, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p26 

    The article discusses the difficulties in the lives of migrant farm children and the steps taken by the U.S. government to improve it. It is stated that the children lead hard lives and start making money for their family at the age of thirteen or fourteen. Their movement from state to state...

  • RAND Study Shatters Image of Mexican Immigrants. Schmidt, Peter // Education Week;4/3/1991, Vol. 10 Issue 28, p12 

    The article focuses on a recent study conducted by RAND Corp., on the Mexican immigrant population living in the U.S. According to the study, there have been marked changes in the characteristics of the nation's Mexican-origin population and the image of the young male agricultural worker...

  • Employment and training topics.  // Labor Law Journal;May77, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p321 

    The article provides information on topics related to employment and training in the U.S. More than a million disadvantaged youths will be hired this summer under an expanded summer jobs program, the U.S. Labor Department reported. The Department has allocated $618 million of Comprehensive...

  • Working center for farm workers opens.  // Hudson Valley Business Journal;7/11/2005, Vol. 16 Issue 14, p6 

    This article reports that the New York State Department of Labor, Office for Migrant Workers in Orange County, will be providing services for migrant workers seeking farm jobs at its new location in Goshen, following the closing of a facility in Pine Island. The State Department of Labor, is...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics