Farmworkers face a life-and-death commute to Arizona’s lettuce fields

Every day, from November through April, thousands of men and women wait hours to pass through a congested border crossing on their way to pick produce in Yuma County. If they don't get across in time, they risk losing their jobs. Fights and stampedes are common. Now, Covid-19 has turned a dangerous commute into a potentially deadly one.

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