Tag Archives: immokalee

In the News: Labor secretary nomination, Farmworkers protest, Legislation update, Suspicious UCF death

By on March 18th, 2013 | Last updated: March 18, 2013 at 11:40 am

Obama to nominate Thomas E. Perez as Labor secretary – President Obama plans to nominate Thomas E. Perez as the new secretary of Labor on Monday. The position plays an important role in immigration reform. Perez currently works as the [...]

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In the News: Swartz’ suicide, Jodie Foster, Archer shooting victims, Fla. Amber Alert, Obama news conference

By on January 14th, 2013 | Last updated: January 14, 2013 at 1:22 pm

Internet prodigy, activist Aaron Swartz commits suicide – Aaron Swartz, an Internet savant who at a young age shaped the online era by co-developing RSS and Reddit and later became a digital activist, has committed suicide. CNN Golden Globes 2013: [...]

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Student fasts for Immokalee farm workers’ rights

By on March 5th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:30 pm

A University of Florida student spent his spring break fasting in support of Immokalee farm workers’ labor rights.

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