In the Trenches: Representing Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers

Claudia Quintero
This work requires getting into the trenches and integrating into an insular community.

This work requires getting into the trenches and integrating into an insular community.

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Approximately 2.4 million farmworkers, including foreign and domestic workers, labor on our nation's farms, cultivating and harvesting crops. In Massachusetts, there are about 20,000 farmworkers, and I am the only attorney in Massachusetts who represents farmworkers across the state through the Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers Project at Central West Justice Center, a legal aid organization.

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