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Program Allows Mexican Farm Workers To Work In US Legally

Saturday, February 18, 2017 9:04
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“Oaxaca farm workers off to Florida to pick tomatoes through federal labor program”

The Mexican state of Oaxaca

A variation on the American dream will send 56 farm workers from Oaxaca to Florida next month and all of them will cross the border legally.

The workers, aged 23 to 40, will work on the tomato harvest through an agreement between the federal labor service and the United States firm Lipman Produce.

Depending on the work available and their performance, the laborers will be able to remain employed for three to eight months.

A Oaxaca farm worker will earn on average 150 pesos (less than US $7.50) per day. In the U.S. that worker will earn just over $11 an hour.”

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Source: http://therealrevo.com/blog/?p=157068

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