Jamaicans and Mexicans in the U.S. Labor Market
By (author) David Griffith
Publication date:15 November 2007
Length of book:256 pages
PublisherPenn State University Press
The H-2 program, originally based in Florida, is the longest running labor-importation program in the country. Over the course of a quarter-century of research, Griffith studied rural labor processes and their national and international effects. In this book, he examines the socioeconomic effects of the H-2 program on both the areas where the laborers work and the areas they are from, and, taking a uniquely humanitarian stance, he considers the effects of the program on the laborers themselves.
—Elzbieta M. Gozdziak, Georgetown University