Pennsylvania Farmworker Project


Pennsylvania Farmworker Project staff

The Pennsylvania Farmworker Project (PFP) provides legal assistance to low-income migrant and seasonal farmworkers throughout the state of Pennsylvania. The PFP represents farmworkers in employment-related cases. See the Migrant Farmworker Legal Problems page for more information.

The PFP collaborates with community and governmental organizations to provide community education to seasonal and migrant farmworkers about issues related to their legal rights.  In addition, the PFP provides trainings on farmworker rights to social service providers.

Practice Areas: Migrant Farmworker Legal Problems

Intake Procedure:

Applicants should call the Pennsylvania Farmworker Project's Hotline at 888.541.1544. Outside of normal business hours, callers should leave a message.

Eligibility Requirements:

Applicants must live in Pennsylvania or have a case that relates to Pennsylvania.

Funded By: Legal Services Corporation, Internal Revenue Service Low Income Taxpayer Clinic Program

Job Postings

Pennsylvania Farmworker Project Summer Internship

This fellowship is an exciting opportunity for a law student to serve the immigrant worker community. PFP has a full-time staff of one attorney and one paralegal. Our interns participate in all of our casework, including client interviewing, legal research and other case preparation, as well as whatever litigation and administrative casework we have available. Our case numbers increase as our outreach efforts increase.

Professionals

Liliana Bierer - VISTA Volunteer
Virginia Halden - Attorney
Lydia Hurtado - Paralegal