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By Aggie Ebrahimi Bazaz
Georgia State University 

Missing school is a given for children of migrant farmworkers

 

April 26, 2019



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(THE CONVERSATION) In the summer of his junior year, Luis Miguel was struggling to stay in high school. He and his family of four – who work various agricultural jobs from picking blueberries and cherries to pruning grapes and canning tomatoes – live in one of California’s 24 migrant family housing centers.

As a documentary filmmaker, I have been studying these housing centers and the rhythms of life for families who reside in them since I first arrived in a center in 2014...



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