Photography ExhibitsPhoto from "Field Work," photographs by Robert Gumpert
Exhibit at U.C. Berkeley Institute of Industrial Relations 1/16/2003-7/15/2003, photo 1 of 13
Each day beginning at 2 am 5000 workers cross into the US bordertown of Calexico from Mexicali to meet with labor contractors. Work in the fields begins as early as 6 am. Many won't return home until 10 or 11 pm. These are "legal" crossings by workers with "green cards".
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