Close to Slavery: Guestworker Programs in the United States

September 29, 2014
Southern Poverty Law Center

An analsyis of the guestworker visa system in the United States with overviews of various categories and examples abusive trends reported by guestworkers.  Recommendations are provided for strengthening the guestworker visa system, improving oversight and mitgating the risk of exploitation, abuse and trafficking.

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