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North Carolina Is Driving Much of the H-2A Program’s Growth. That Means More Exposure to What Workers Call the ‘Green Monster.’

This story was originally published by Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting. From 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. most summer days, the man battled the “green monster.” In the North Carolina heat and humidity, he and his fellow H-2A workers pulled large leaves off tobacco plants as tall as he was and deposited them in a […]