Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (M.A.)



First Advisor

Howard Jacoby [?]

First Committee Member

M. Lewis Mason

Second Committee Member

Randolph Hutchins


Each year, hundreds of thousands of farm workers emigrate from Mexico. to cultivate and harvest crops on American farms and return to Mexico at the end of the harvest season. These men are permitted to enter the United States under the auspices of the Mexican farm labor program established by the federal government. The migration of these farm laborers has involved " of the most significant population movements in the Western Hemisphere in the last twenty-five years".





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