Bracero Program Benefits

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For years the United States has established programs to allow foreign workers entry to work on the fields for as long as their labor is needed. In this paper, I will be exposing how programs like the Bracero Program, and the H-2A Visa although, very beneficial for the United States not as beneficial for the foreign workers involved. The Bracero Program started in 1942 when the United States farm workers left the fields in search for higher wages, as well as the United States fearing that World War 2 would cause a shortage of jobs. The United states turned to Mexico for laborers, Mexico was not opposed because they thought this would benefit their economy. The program was intended to be short term but the program lasted longer than anticipated
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