For Mexican Farmworkers, H2A Jobs Come with a Social Cost
In today’s inflamed immigration debate, the words “legal” and “illegal” are used indiscriminately to describe undocumented people and their work. In this light, H2A visas remain a reliable way in which large numbers of immigrants can work “legally” in the United States. And yet, participation requires significant sacrifices at home.
For many young men employed by the H2A program, the coming and going routine is a challenge. The incomes they make provide for their needs, but their absences create other problems.
You can read more about it here: https://modernfarmer.com/2020/02/for-mexican-farmworkers-h2a-jobs-come-with-a-social-cost/