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UFW Foundation: Rejection of expanding immigrant detention centers is a victory for ‘farm workers who deserve to live with peace of mind' UFW Foundation Executive Director Diana Tellefson Torres issued the following statement following the city of McFarland Planning Commission’s 2-2 vote rejecting the proposal from the private prison company...

Opposing huge expansion of private prison detention facilities proposed for McFarland during city commission hearing   McFarland, Calif.—UFW Foundation, allied groups and community members are attending a city Planning Commission hearing at 6 p.m. today (Tuesday, Feb. 18) over the request by the private prison firm GEO Group to expand...

    UFW, UFW Foundation: battle to ban child-brain-damaging chlorpyrifos ‘is not over’ Announcement by a major manufacturer that it plans on discontinuing production of chlorpyrifos, which the overwhelming scientific evidence shows damages the brains and lowers the IQs of babies and small children, was hailed by the United Farm...