Bacon 18 copy 2.jpg

© David Bacon

A guest worker strings up wire supports for planting apple trees, in an field owned by Stemilt Growers. (David Bacon)

‘Close to Slavery’ or Legalization? The Farmworkers’ Hard Choice

A bipartisan bill now in Congress would legalize undocumented agricultural workers—but also bring in wage-depressing foreign contract workers with no rights.

by

We can't do this without your support!

The American Prospect strives to be a champion for informed discussion on progressive public policy. Our brand of independent, fact-checked reporting does not come cheap.

When you support the Prospect, your dollars go directly to our mission to cover concentrated corporate power, the financial industry, the labor movement, immigration, infrastructure, foreign policy, the disaster of neoliberalism, the climate crisis, and so much more. If it matters in progressive politics, the Prospect is — and will be — on top of it. But only with your help.

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP TODAY. THANK YOU!