Felix Garza, SCNA, of the National Farm Worker Ministry shares the following story from Ohio Valley ReSource.

Workers on a tobacco farm in Garrard County, Kentucky, are entering the third week of a strike over claims that they have not received the pay guaranteed by a federal work visa program. The strike is part of a movement across the South and Midwest to organize migrant laborers who enter the country legally to do seasonal work.

The farmers chanted in Spanish as they marched to deliver a letter to the farm owner.

“Que queremos? Justicia!”

The farmer, Wayne Day, wasn’t home.

Read the full article here.

 

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