Problems in the structure and management of the migrant health program by United States. General Accounting Office

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  • Migrant labor -- Medical care -- United States.,
  • Federal aid to community health services -- United States.

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Statementstudy by the staff of the U.S. General Accounting Office.
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The uncle works temporary jobs under a government-sponsored work program; Mario has been attending a government-run school for migrant kids. He Author: Maryanne Murray Buechner. Migrant worker; Filed under: Migrant labor.

The migratory farm labor problem in the United States. Second report to the Committee on Labor Problems in the structure and management of the migrant health program book Public Welfare, United States Senate, made by its Subcommittee on Migratory Labor, pursuant to S.

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Migrant workers are employed in some of the most dangerous jobs in the United States including agriculture, fishing, forestry and other low wage jobs. UNICEF is working with local partners to support the needs of migrants at emergency shelters like this one, run by Sister Norma Pimentel, at the Sacred Heart Church in McAllen, Texas.

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