From the web: “If They’re ‘Essential,’ They Can’t Be ‘Illegal’”

EL PASO — The other day, armed with a face mask, I was rushing through the aisles of an organic supermarket, sizing up the produce, squeezing the oranges and tomatoes, when a memory hit me. Me — age 6 — stooping to pick these same fruits and vegetables in California’s San Joaquin Valley.

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