Agricultural workers have an elevated vulnerability for contracting COVID-19, according to a statewide survey on farmworkers’ worksite conditions during the pandemic.
The number of workers at Primex Farms LLC in Wasco testing positive for coronavirus has climbed to 77, the UFW confirmed Wednesday, and an additional 33 family members have also tested positive for a total of 110 Primex workers and family members.
As part of the California’s Immigrant Assistance Program, the UFW Foundation on Monday began helping provide financial assistance to undocumented immigrants who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
When an immigration officer conducts a warrantless arrest, it’s usually because the person has said too much or wasn’t aware of their rights.
By: Veronica Morley
A packed Levan Center at Bakersfield College celebrated Dolores Huerta and her children as they spoke about her life as an activist and their family legacy.
By Alfredo Camacho for South Kern Sol
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — This past Wednesday, immigration reform supporters including Cal State Bakersfield professor Gonzalo Santos, and Andres Chavez, the grandson of the late Cesar E.
Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis spoke at the 50th Anniversary Convention of the United Farm Workers Union on May 20.
By JOSE ‘PABLO’ ANTONIO/South Kern Sol
BAKERSFIELD— Actor and singer/songwriter of hits like ‘Me and Bobby McGee,’ ‘Sunday Morning Coming Down’ and ‘Help Me Make It Through the Night’, Kris Kristofferson will making a stop in Bakersfield to help raise money of the United Farm Workers (UFW) on June 19.
BAKERSFIELD– The United Farm Workers celebrated its 50th Anniversary at the Rabobank Convention Center on May 18 to May 20.