From ‘Illegal To Essential’: Thousands Of Farmworking Families Struggle To Get Through Pandemic

For years, Biviana Camacho’s parents faced deportation and harsh conditions working as undocumented farmwokerks in California. Now, they face an even bigger threat: coronavirus. “The U.S. Department of Homeland Security considers those who work in the food supply industry as essential workers and ‘have a special responsibility’ to maintain their normal work schedule. It’s ironic that undocumented farm workers went from being ‘illegal’ to suddenly ‘essential.’” Read more at South Kern Sol.

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