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Hidden hardship: Guest farmworkers with visas died of COVID-19 in obscurity while Trump planned wage freezes

This story is published in partnership with Mother Jones.  This story also appeared in Mother Jones Two fathers and their sons traveled from Mexico this spring to grow and harvest North Carolina’s sweet potatoes, tobacco, Christmas trees and other crops. All four men held temporary H-2A nonimmigrant visas — permits U.S. employers use to sponsor foreign […]