It’s August 4th. On this day in 1942, the US started an immigration program for “braceros,” agricultural workers from Mexico who came to work on farms using temporary visas.
Jody and Niki discuss how the program forged ties between the US and Mexico, and what it teaches us about borders.
Find a transcript of this episode at: https://tinyurl.com/esoterichistory
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