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The UFW reported 9,555 members at the end of 2016, up from 8,300 in 2015 but down from a peak 10,300 in 2013. For many years, the UFW reported about 5,000 members, but the count jumped to over 10,000 in 2013.
There were celebrations around the US for the March 31 birthday of Cesar Chavez, founder of the UFW. Current UFW President Arturo Rodriguez said that "70 to 80 percent" of current farm workers are unauthorized, and that only the unauthorized have "the skill, the talent, the stamina or the willingness to do agricultural work today."