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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Immigrant Workers are Being Deported for Getting Injured on the Job

farm workersLeopoldo Zumaya stumbled while pruning a tree in 2004 and fell into a legal black hole. The apple picker’s broken leg got him promptly booted out of his work camp. And though he fought for the compensation he was entitled to, ultimately he received only a fraction of what a worker with immigration papers could have gotten under Pennsylvania state law.  Read more. (from The Nation)

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