Kankakee, Illinois<br />
August, 2011<br />
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Migrant workers mostly from Rio Grande, Texas. Come to Illinois. To work the cornfields. Most of the workers are Mexicans who live in the United States and migrate from Texas to work the fields. Many of these workers work under extreme situations. Some get sick from pesticides, others end up injured while working under extreme hot weather conditions and some end up dying on the job.

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Migrant Worker in the USA
Kankakee, Illinois
August, 2011

Migrant workers mostly from Rio Grande, Texas. Come to Illinois. To work the cornfields. Most of the workers are Mexicans who live in the United States and migrate from Texas to work the fields. Many of these workers work under extreme situations. Some get sick from pesticides, others end up injured while working under extreme hot weather conditions and some end up dying on the job.

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Photographer: Facing Change: Documenting America
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Date 9 Aug 2011
Location: Kinston North Carolina North Carolina
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Keywords:
  • USA
  • migrant
  • worker
  • North Carolina
  • agriculture
  • Latinos
  • migrants
  • Mexicans
  • US labor
  • labor
  • labor force
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