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Violencia de género en el campo: el silencio que asfixia a las campesinas del Área de la Bahía

| Univision

Descubre cómo las campesinas en el Área de la Bahía enfrentan la violencia de género en silencio debido a su situación migratoria y económica precaria. La historia de Teresa revela la cruda realidad.

Coalición pro reforma migratoria acude a despacho de Kevin McCarthy: no le abren

| The Fresno Bee

Una coalición de grupos pro inmigrantes se concentró el viernes ante la oficina del Distrito de Clovis del presidente de la Cámara de Representantes, Kevin McCarthy, pero no consiguió que les abrieran para entregar una petición al líder republicano para que “apoyara una reforma migratoria directa y práctica”… Read more

Coachella Valley farmworkers lost hundreds of dollars during storm Hilary. Financial aid options are slim.

| CalMatters

Many farmworkers in Coachella Valley lack legal status as citizens and don’t qualify for most federal and state disaster aid. Even a new $95 million storm assistance program for immigrants that Governor Gavin Newsom recently touted is out of reach because it pertains to the winter and spring storms and floods.

Flooded, Muddy Fields Leave Some Coachella Valley Farmworkers Shut Out

| LAist

The heavy flooding and mudflows that Tropical Storm Hilary brought to the Coachella Valley have not spared the region’s farm fields.

113 degrees at work, failing AC at home: Farmworkers can’t escape life-threatening heat

| Los Angeles Times

One morning this summer, several days into temperatures above 110 degrees in this farming community, Socorro Galvez, 53, began to feel weak as she picked grapes in the suffocating heat. The green vines suddenly looked yellow, her sweat turned cold and she felt like she was going to faint. It happened again, just before the …

As the Salton Sea Shrinks, Agriculture’s Legacy Turns to Dust

| Civil Eats

Ana Rosa Villegas López points to the scattered images of her son on the walls of the Mecca Public Library in Southern California. In one, he stares straight at the camera, his sleeplessness etched into the dark circles under his eyes. The walls are covered with photos of children playing on a small square of artificial turf, dust-coated door mats, and the children’s inflamed, rashy arms, runny noses, inhalers, and humidifiers.