“Touching the Lives of Migrant Families”

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M I G R A N T S T U D E N T D A T A & R E C R U I T M E N T O F F I C E. Touching the Lives of Migrant Families. Basic Eligibility for the Migrant Education Program (MEP). Agenda. Eligibility Factors. Moved Criteria. In order to Obtain. Qualifying Work. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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1Touching the Lives of Migrant Families

Basic Eligibility for the Migrant Education Program (MEP)

M I G R A N T S T U D E N T D A T A & R E C R U I T M E N T O F F I C E

OME Mission: To provide excellent leadership, technical assistance, and financial support to improve the educational opportunities and academic success of migrant children, youth, agricultural workers and fishers, and their families.

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Eligibility Factors In order to Obtain Seasonal & Temporary Employment Moved Criteria Qualifying Work Agriculture & Fishing WorkAgendaOME Mission: To provide excellent leadership, technical assistance, and financial support to improve the educational opportunities and academic success of migrant children, youth, agricultural workers and fishers, and their families.

Eligibility FactorsAGESCHOOL COMPLETION MOVE

IN ORDER TO OBTAIN QUALIFYING WORK

#3AGE:The child is younger than 22 years of age.

SCHOOL COMPLETION: The child is eligible for a free public education (no HS diploma or GED).

MOVE:The child and worker moved.

IN ORDER TO OBTAIN: One purpose of the workers move was to seek or obtain qualifying work.QUALIFYING WORK:Temporary or seasonal employment in agricultural or fishing work.Eligibility Factors

#43With orto join the worker, or on own as workerFrom one school district to anotherANDChange of residenceANDFor economic necessityANDWithin the past 36 monthsANDNote, all criteria must occur in order for a qualifying move to take place.Move

One purpose of the move was to seek or obtain qualifying workTo obtain qualifying work and obtained qualifying workTo obtain any employment and obtained qualifying work, soon after the moveSpecifically to obtain qualifying work, but did not obtain the work soon after the moveORORPrior History to obtain qualifying workOther credible evidence that worker sought the work. ANDORSpecifically Non-Qualifying Work(e.g., cook, janitor, mechanic)ANY employmentHOWEVERIn order to obtain

Qualifying work isSeasonal Employment Temporary Employment Agricultural WorkFishing WorkORORANDQualifying WorkANDFor WagesFor Personal SubsistenceOR

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Seasonal Employment8Occurs only during a certain part of the year because of the cycles of natureMay not be continuous or carried on throughout the year

Temporary EmploymentEmployment that lasts for a limited period of time, usually a few months, but no longer than 12 months. It is determined based on

91. EMPLOYERS STATEMENT e.g., the employer hires the worker for October, November, and December to prepare for the holiday season.2. WORKERS STATEMENT e.g., the worker states that he plans to leave the job after a period of four months.

Temporary EmploymentIndefinitelyLess than 12 months

#Agricultural WorkProduction or Initial ProcessingDairy ProductsTreesCropsPoultryLivestockORCultivation or Harvesting

#Fishing WorkCatching or Initial ProcessingFishShellfishRaising or harvesting at fish farmsFishShellfishOR

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