Unique Bracero summit focusing on World War II-era agreement


September 15, 2017

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Bracero Program, a World War II-era agreement that allows Mexican immigrants to work in the U.S. as guest workers, is the subject of an upcoming summit.

The National Trust for Historic Preservation and the University of Texas at El Paso are hosting next week the Bracero History Summit aimed at bringing together experts, scholars, and community members to study the project.

Organizers say Bracero History Summit attendees will have a rare opportunity to examine the roots and ongoing influence of the Bracero Program.

The Bracero Program grew out of a series of bi-la...

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