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July 23, 2013 at 7:48 PM

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Striking farmworkers afraid of 'guest' program


ERIKA SHULTZ / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Ramon Torres, with his hand raised at center, talks Tuesday with dozens of fellow migrant workers employed by Sakuma Brothers Farms at worker housing in Skagit Valley. Torres gave the group, currently on strike, an update on morning negotiations with management.

ERIKA SHULTZ / THE SEATTLE TIMES

A 21-year-old mother and her 2-year-old daughter walk through worker housing at Sakuma Brothers Farms Tuesday. The migrant workers, many based out of California, are on strike over wages, working conditions and housing.

ERIKA SHULTZ / THE SEATTLE TIMES

A boy walks to the bathrooms at worker housing at Sakuma Brothers Farms. Many of the workers are indigenous people from Mexico and speak Trique or Mixtec.

To read more about the farmworker strike at Sakuma Brothers Farms, read the story.

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