farm workers

Doug McKnight

 

Over the next three months, tens of thousands of migrant farmworkers will converge on the Central Coast to do something deemed essential in the time of COVID-19, harvest our food. The speciality crops farmed locally, like strawberries and leafy greens, require a lot of hand labor. But the dramatic increase in population could trigger a surge in COVID-19 cases.

 

Erika Mahoney

 


Immigration enforcements happen throughout the year. But with the recent warnings about nationwide ICE raids, some are using the opportunity to educate undocumented immigrants about their rights.