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Farm Workers Fear Being Overlooked by Immigration Reform

MIAMI — It’s estimated that more than 11 million undocumented immigrants are living and working in the U.S.  While some of them believe that the proposed visa program being hashed out in the White House could inch them a little closer to the American dream, others are not so sure.

“It’s a hope for the people who have been living here in the shadows. But it’s all up in the air, because it hasn’t been mentioned whether it (the reform) will apply to farm workers,” Lucas Benitez, a member and leader of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW), told Florida Watchdog.

Source: Florida Watchdog. Read full article. (link)

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