An Exposé on Oregon’s Undocumented Labor Force

Posted Wed, November 28, 2012 in All Posts

Dependence, Visas, and Change: An Exploration of Oregon’s Undocumented Labor Force

By: Nico Hamacher '15 (3rd generation Ponzi)
Photos by: Nico Hamacher

On November - 28 - 2012

Each day, while business people work in offices and students study, produce is picked and packaged only miles away, dry wall is placed in homes, and hotel rooms are cleaned. As many people would assume, the majority of these jobs are done by immigrants from Central America and Mexico, and a portion of these workers have immigrated here without papers. Many, brought here as children, now regard the United...