Consumer Law

Lawsuit Claims Some North Carolina Migrant Farmworkers Face Foul Housing, Forced Travel, and Low Pay

Each year, some 15,000 H-2A visa holders come to North Carolina to work temporarily on farms and in greenhouses across the state.

They harvest crops, drive heavy machinery and operate agricultural equipment, filling jobs that farms otherwise could not, experts say.

In return, the temporary workers can make substantially more money than they could in their home countries.

Read the source article at The Charlotte Observer

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