Mary Zanger writes that she hopes agriculture workers are provided a path to citizenship.

This community opinion was contributed by resident Mary Zanger. The opinions expressed do not necessarily represent BenitoLink or other affiliated contributors.

 

Now that San Benito County officially resides in an emergency drought situation we all are involved as reduced agriculture acreage affects all of us: less and expensive healthy fruit and vegetables, jobs, income, economy and water shortage. 

As this drought begins another may be ending, I am thinking of the drought of care and concern for our essential agriculture workers as they become vulnerable to loss of income.  This lengthy dry spell for them left in legal limbo is being remedied by Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County who are sponsoring the first flood…



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