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Mobile consulate visits

The Cornell Farmworker Program partners with the Mexican and Guatemalan consulates to bring mobile consulate services to Upstate NY communities, usually in the summer. Participants from the hosting consulates' nations can access forms and support for updating passports, consular IDs and birth certificates. For general information about Mexican consulate services, please visit https://consulmex.sre.gob.mx/nuevayork/index.php/espanol/

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CFP's Mary Jo Dudley wins "engaged teaching and research" award

Apr 15, 2015
Congratulations to Mary Jo Dudley, Director of the Cornell Farmworkers Program, who received the George D. Levy Engaged Teaching and Research Award at the Community Engagement Showcase on April 15th. The George D. Levy Engaged Teaching and Research Award celebrates faculty who facilitate high-quality community-engaged learning or research. The Award recognizes a Cornell University faculty member whose collaborative efforts over time have resulted in exemplary community-engaged learning and research coursework or program(s) with local and/or global communities. Read more
Pluralism in Progress: Immigration Reform in the 21st Century

Pluralism in Progress: Immigration Reform

Apr 7, 2015
Pluralism in Progress: Immigration Reform in the 21st Century
Professor Stephen Yale-Loehr, Cornell Law School
Mary Jo Dudley, Cornell Farmworker Program
Attorney Gary Liao, Journey's End
800 University Avenue, Ithaca, NY
Friday, April 10, 2:30 p.m.

Cornell Farmworkers Program in the News: Los Angeles Times: Dairy farmers, in dire need of workers, feel helpless as immigration reform sours

Mar 30, 2015
During a recent visit to Central New York ,  Los Angeles Times Reporter, Tina Sussman, spent time with Mary Jo Dudley, Director of the Cornell Farmworkers Program, to discuss her report, The Yogurt Boom Job Creation and the role of Dairy Farmworkers in the Finger Lakes Regional Economy.  Read the entire Los Angeles Times article here: Dairy farmers, in dire need of workers, feel helpless as immigration reform sours  

President Obama Announced a New Deferred Action Program

Dec 22, 2014
Attention Farmworkers! WARNING! AVOID IMMIGRATION FRAUD: THE PROGRAM HAS NOT STARTED YET English Spanish
The Importance of Farm Labor in the NYS Yogurt Boom

The Importance of Farm Labor in the NYS Yogurt Boom

Oct 1, 2014
By Mary Jo Dudley, Cornell University
While there has been a great deal of discussion about how New York State (NYS) can take advantage of the yogurt boom, little attention has been paid to ensuring the labor supply required to support an increased demand for milk. Read more

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