Farmworker Justice

My hometown in rural Arkansas is on the cusp of humanity. Ridden with mom-and-pop shops and containing a gas station, a school, and a Sonic, it has everything you might expect to find in small town USA. There was also a large agricultural institution. A majority of those employed at this institution were Hispanics, and most of those Hispanics were undocumented immigrants. This institution was fined for lack of documentation of its workers’ citizenship and forced to lay off most of its staff. The long-time owner and prominent community figure had to sell out.  This January, Dianne Feinstein and Zoe … Continue reading Farmworker Justice