The History of Migrant Farmworkers - Part Two
“The bounty on your dinner table and the resulting boost to the state’s economy is the direct result of the sweat and toil of the state’s migrant farmworkers” Editorial Board, Austin American Statesman
In last week’s newsletter, we looked at two pieces of legislation that shaped our perceptions of migrant farm work in Texas, the Bracero Program and Operation Wetback, and called for a more complex local food system narrative. With the past in mind, this week we examine the current climate for Texas migrant farmworkers and gauge our progress.
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