temp worker programs (recent)

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Temporary workers can provide significant implications for migration policy-makers, yet they’ve been overlooked by for policy discussions (Meyers 2006, 1). It is widely accepted that temporary worker programs act as a transition to permanent international immigration. The United States having a rich history in temporary worker programs as well as existing ones with allows policy-makers to fuel their policy discussions and decisions by examining their complexities and their lessons based on past experiences. The Bracero and British West Indies temporary programs are two historical programs that have shaped the large-scale of existing programs (Meyers 2006, 2). Temporary worker programs began in response to labor shortages (particularly agriculture and railroad work) in the United States. The east cost utilized the BWI program and the West coast utilized the Bracero program. The Bracero temporary worker program was negotiated between the United States and Mexico in response to World War II, a war economy. To protect both the temporary workers and the native workers there were rules to these programs. Before foreign workers can be recruited, US
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