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Latino And African American Workers In Sacramento Region Face High Economic Hardship, Job Concerns As Pandemic Continues

“Least likely to have insurance, most likely to speak Spanish, almost 100% immigrant, 70% undocumented,” David Hayes-Bautista, director of the Center said of the state’s migrant farmworkers. “Farmworkers, the people who grow the food that we eat, they’re in these public exposure situations that made it possible for the wealthier communities to shelter in place.”