Tag Archives: undocumented

No Health-care, Representation for Undocumented Residents

By Charlie Weems, Whitman ’12 There is a consensus under the Obama Administration that we shouldn’t even think about immigration reform until after 2012; it’s just too controversial. – Nisha Agarwal, Director of the Health Justice Program at New York Lawyers for the Public Interest This year, the National Immigration and Integration conference in Seattle […]

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Access to Health Insurance and Health Care For Latinos in Washington State

This project examines access to health insurance and health care for Latinos in Washington State. My research aims to provide a general overview of the extent to which the health needs of the Latino community in Washington are being met. More specifically, I examine the rates of health insurance coverage within the Latino community and […]

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Picking the Fruit of Knowledge: Washington Apple Farmworkers, Work, Family, and Politics

This project examines the experiences of female farm workers in Washington State’s apple industry. What are the conditions affecting Latino farm workers, particularly in Washington’s apple industry, and what can be done to alleviate such problems? Along these lines, how are these female workers’ perceptions of their experiences shaped by their objective conditions? Methods: The […]

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