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Farms need to recruit US residents before hiring foreign farmworkers. Some skip that step, lawsuits allege.

Ava Mandoli is a Dow Jones News Fund intern. This story is supported by the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting. They had worked for Pitts Farms, in the Mississippi Delta region, for years. As U.S. citizens, the Black farmworkers labored alongside white South African workers on guest visas, even training them to drive heavy trucks […]