Migrant Outreach

The Shepherd. Kristin Jones. Colorado Trust, December 19, 2016.

Cautieverio en las RocallosasParte 1 y Parte 2. Univision, November 16, 2015. 

Foreign Sheepherders protest Dept. of Labor wage hike plan, describe it as inadequate. Ben Neary, November 13, 2015.

Sheepherders Battle Sheep Industry. Pastores de Ovejas Impugnan a esa Industria. Radio Bilingue. National Latino Public Radio Network, October 8, 2015.

Acker Connects Dots Between Human Trafficking and Food Supply. Matt King, Western Colorado Congress, Autumn 2015 Newsletter, p. 4.

Fair Wages Needed for Sheepherders, Tom Acker, Grand Junction Free Press, August 18, 2015.

U.S. Proposes Raising Minimum Wage for Sheepherders, Raising Alarms. Anna Boiko-Weyranch. Rocky Mountain PBS INews. July 28, 2015.

The New American Slavery: Invited to the U.S., Foreign Workers Find a Nightmare, BuzzFeed News, July 24, 2015.

Department of Labor considers major challenges for guest sheep herders. KVNF Regional Newscast, June 5, 2015.

Sheepherder Wages Would Rise Under Rule Proposal. The Daily Sentinel. Grand Junction. May 30, 2015.

SPLC-Close-to-Slavery-2013 Cerca a la esclavitud. El Programa de trabajadores temporales en los Estados Unidos 

Salud y Demografia en los trabajadores temporales en los Estados Unidos:

1) Factsheet about Farmworkers 2) factsheet-Migrant Demographics – Trabajadores temporales H2A: en el umbral del tráfico humano: 1) Farm Workers and Trafficking in Colorado 2) H2A in Colorado H-2A Guestworker Visa Program: Facilitator of Exploitation and Labor Trafficking in the U.S. Ranching Industry” (Alex Penwill) p. 52-74 in Princeton University’s Journal of Public and International Affairs (JPIA) http://hapgj.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/JPIA-2013-Final.pdf

ClearingHouse Review: Clearinghouse. The Sheepheder Project Review March-April.2012 Sheepherding Issues in Colorado. Studio 12 Debate. Host Tamara Banks discusses some of the controversial issues within Colorado’s sheepherding industry and how its migrant workers are treated. Aired 01/12/2010.