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“Getting Ahead”: The American Dream in the California Agricultural Fields

  • Magdalena Villarreal
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Abstract

By the beginning of this millennium, the development of prime agriculture’ had shaped California in many ways. On the one hand, it generated important economic growth, but on the other, it required a great deal of manpower, largely provided in the way of undocumented immigrants from different countries, particularly Mexico.2 Foremen and contractors played an important role in making such workers available.

Keywords

United States Agricultural Field Undocumented Immigrant Undocumented Migrant Social Party 
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