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The problem of migratory destitute workers has two aspects:

The constitutional right of American citizens to migrate from one State to another to seek economic opportunities, and in this search for employment to be protected from uncontrolled exploitation.

Eliminating the causes of migration at their source by increasing the economic opportunities in the distressed area.  >>more...>>

Title:     The Cut-Over Region--Breeding Place of Migrants
Author:    Zon, Raphael
Source:     U. S. Congress. House. Select Committee to Investigate the Interstate Migration of Destitute Citizens. Interstate Migration. Hearings… (Washington: GPO, 1940-41), p. 1042.
Date:     August 19, 1940

Publisher:     Tolan Committee Hearings
Type:     Statement

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Conservation
Rural Conditions