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Immigration Bill’s New Bracero Program Will Hurt Farmworkers

David Bacon Labor Notes
One of the most important parts of the Senate's bill, and of all the "comprehensive immigration reform" proposals, is a big increase in guestworker programs. Employers demand them as a price for supporting legalization of the undocumented. But our history tells us that this is a very high price. Especially for farmworkers, guestworker programs have been a terrible idea.

Names Emerge from Shadows of 1948 Crash

By Dana Marcum Los Angeles Times
28 Mexican citizens returning to their homeland perished in a fireball over Central California. Woody Guthrie's poetry protested their anonymity. Who were they?
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