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FLOC President Baldemar Velasquez, not pictured, discusses the working condition differences between documented and undocumented migrants as U.S Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), left, British Members of Parliament James Sheridan, center, and Ian Lavery, right, inspect tobacco plants.

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Tobacco farmer Jerry Tyndall, left, talks with FLOC President Baldemar Velasquez, center, during a tour Saturday, July 26, 2014, organized by the Farm Labor Organizing Committee, AFL-CIO (FLOC), of a tobacco worker's home and Mr. Tyndall's tobacco field near Dudley, North Carolina.

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FLOC President Baldemar Velasquez, left, discusses the working condition differences between documented and undocumented migrants with AFL-CIO Executive Vice President Tefere Gebre, center, and U.S Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), right, while leading a tour.

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A tobacco worker who was brought to the United States on an agricultural guest worker program VISA suckers tobacco plants.

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Tobacco workers and their supporters cheer at the end of a town hall meeting put on by the Farm Labor Organizing Committee, AFL-CIO (FLOC), for workers to share their stories and concerns with union and political leaders.

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Santiago Garcia, left, talks with British Members of Parliament Ian Lavery, center, as FLOC President Baldemar Velasquez, right, translates during a tour organized by the Farm Labor Organizing Committee, AFL-CIO (FLOC).

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A tobacco worker who was brought to the United States on an agricultural guest worker program VISA suckers and tops tobacco plants.

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A tobacco worker who was brought to the United States on an agricultural guest worker program VISA takes a break from laboring.

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A window is blocked off inside an unairconditioned single wide trailer where five men live near Dudley, North Carolina.

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Change, a razor and other personal items are stored on a widow sill in the single wide trailer five tobacco workers share near Dudley, North Carolina.

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U.S Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) pauses in a small bedroom of a single wide, without air conditioning, that houses five tobacco workers.

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A single wide trailer serving as the home for five tobacco workers.

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Santiago Garcia, a tobacco worker from Guatemala, left, pauses as he answers questions from FLOC President Baldemar Velasquez, right, during a tour.

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FLOC President Baldemar Velasquez discusses the working condition differences between documented and undocumented migrants while leading a tour.

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Santiago Garcia, a tobacco worker from Guatemala, discuses his worry over his inability to work.

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Santiago Garcia, a tobacco worker from Guatemala, discuses his worry over his inability to work.

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Santiago Garcia, a tobacco worker from Guatemala, discuses his worry over his inability to work.

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A couch sits outside a number of single wide trailers near an undocumented migrant worker's home.

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Santiago Garcia, a tobacco worker from Guatemala, pauses as he shares his worry over his inability to work.

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British Members of Parliament James Sheridan, left, Ian Lavery, center left, AFL-CIO Executive Vice President Tefere Gebre, center, and U.S Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), center right, talk with tobacco farmer Jerry Tyndall, right.

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Four acres of tobacco near Dudley, North Carolina, are among those worked by documented migrants.

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Four acres of tobacco near Dudley, North Carolina, are among those worked by documented migrants.

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Tobacco workers who were brought to the United States on an agricultural guest worker program VISA sucker tobacco plants

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A small propane tank is rigged up to a single wide trailer where five undocumented migrant workers live near Dudley, North Carolina.

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U.S Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) remarks frustration at the small, outdoor sink which serves as tobacco workers only clothes washing facility near Dudley, North Carolina.

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U.S Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) remarks frustration at the small, outdoor sink which serves as tobacco workers only clothes washing facility near Dudley, North Carolina.

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A tobacco worker's possessions were stored on the floor near one of four beds inside a single wide trailer.

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Children play outside across the street from four acres of tobacco where migrant workers labor.

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Tobacco workers and their supporters cheer at the end of a town hall meeting put on by the Farm Labor Organizing Committee, AFL-CIO (FLOC), for workers to share their stories and concerns with union and political leaders.

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British Member of Parliament Ian Lavery, right, addresses a crowd of about 100 tobacco workers and their supporters during a town hall meeting.

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U.S Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), center right, addresses a crowd of about 100 tobacco workers and their supporters during a town hall meeting.

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British Member of Parliament Ian Lavery, right, addresses a crowd of about 100 tobacco workers and their supporters during a town hall meeting.

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Biridiana Campos, center, takes a seat after speaking about her experience with female tobacco worker exploration during a town hall meeting.

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U.S Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), center right, addresses a crowd of about 100 tobacco workers and their supporters during a town hall meeting.

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Biridiana Campos, center, takes a seat after speaking about her experience with female tobacco worker exploration during a town hall meeting.

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