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Highly Skilled Migrant Workers in the U.S.

Countries with the most H-1B visa recipients1CountryNumber of skilled workersIndia83,536U.K.32,134Canada24,077Mexico17,917France15,447China14,636Japan14,322Germany14,259Venezuela11,?

Belle Glade

(Encyclopedia) Belle Glade, city (1990 pop. 16,177), Palm Beach co., SE Fla., near the southern tip of Lake Okeechobee; inc. 1928. Belle Glade is a trade and processing center for a truck farm,?

migrant labor

(Encyclopedia) migrant labor, term applied in the United States to laborers who travel from place to place harvesting crops that must be picked as soon as they ripen. Although migrant labor patterns?

Arnold, Eve

(Encyclopedia) Arnold, Eve, 1912?2012, American photographer, b. Philadelphia as Eve Cohen. She moved to New York City at 28, and soon was studying photography at the New School; during this period?

Chvez, Csar Estrada

(Encyclopedia) Chvez, Csar Estrada s?sr ?str? shv?z, 1927?93, American agrarian labor leader, b. near Yuma, Ariz. A migrant worker, he became involved (1952) in the self-help Community?

Steinbeck, John

(Encyclopedia) Steinbeck, John, 1902?68, American writer, b. Salinas, Calif., studied at Stanford. He is probably best remembered for his strong sociological novel The Grapes of Wrath, considered one?