guestworker


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  • noun

Synonyms for guestworker

a person with temporary permission to work in another country

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Zvonimir Kanjir came to Stuttgart on 5 August 1970 where he was welcomed and celebrated as the "500,000th guestworker of Baden-Wurttemberg" and he was given a portable (
guestworker program is structured in a way that promotes abuse, exploitation, and injustice.
If employer sanctions were ever effectively enforced, business interests would demand a compensatory guestworker program; liberals would demand that guest-workers be given a path to legalisation; the general public would be outraged once again, and the illegal immigration conundrum would continue to go unsolved.
In the process of attaining a H-2 guestworker visa, workers typically fall victim to bait and switch schemes that force them to borrow huge sums of money at high interest rates (often leveraging family homes) in order to land short-term, low-wage jobs that all too often end up shorter-term and lower-waged than promised.
Since guestworker programs permit employers to select the gender and country of origin of their employees with full impunity from human rights legislation, this is no small point.
The three men's cases were advocated by the group Alliance of Guestworkers for Dignity, which has been organizing hundreds of guest workers in New Orleans and trying to negotiate with employers like Decatur for more than a year.
citizens, guestworkers do not enjoy the most fundamental protection of a competitive labor market--the ability to change jobs if they are mistreated.
The power shift also greatly increases the chance of enacting broad immigration law because the Democrats generally support the Bush-endorsed and Senate-passed bill (S 2611) that would boost immigration enforcement, create a new guestworker program and provide a path to citizenship for millions of undocumented workers.
The bill would strengthen border security, establish a guestworker program, and provide means for illegal immigrants to stay in the country and possibly become citizens.
Beyond his own exploration of guestworker issues in Katzelmacher (1969) and Angst essen Seele auf/Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (1974), his perspective from the fringes of West German society is clearly one still resonant for late 1990s fringe directors, who have emerged from the shadows of that earlier wave of compatriots.
If you like amnesty and mass legal immigration, you'll love the Kolbe, Flake, and McCain guestworker bills.
who had lived in Denmark for over twenty years, wrote in 1985 that if "you want to know what is Danish about Denmark, ask first a Greenlander and then a guestworker.
national interest--for example, a Mexican guestworker program--have disappeared from the agenda.
H2R guestworker program, Governor Fox even capitalized on this desperate trek north by contracting with U.
Groups will join together with activists from the National Guestworker Alliance (NGA), MCC Philadelphia, ACT UP Philadelphia & AHF, protesting Hershey over AIDS discrimination at the Milton Hershey School