Post Tagged with: "government shutdown"

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Shutdown Effects Felt on LI Farms

Labor, Long Island January 10, 2019 at 1:35 pm

The government shutdown comes at a time when farmers apply for farmhands through the H-2A temporary agricultural worker visa program, reports RiverheadLOCAL.

Emperatriz Castro, with her daughter Isabella. (Photo via El Diario)

Hispanic New Yorkers Feel Doubly Mistreated by Shutdown

Latino, New York January 8, 2019 at 4:02 pm

As the partial government shutdown is already affecting New Yorkers in many ways, Hispanics feel they have more to lose due to the anti-immigrant policies President Trump is pursuing, El Diario La Prensa reports.

Photo Jeanette Hanneman via the National Parks Conservation Association, Creative Commons license

Immigrants, Minorities, Poor Feel Sting of Shutdown

The effects of the shutdown depends on its duration but some locals are already feeling the effects.