The invisible man

Brown, Emma; Davalos, Carlos
October 2008
High Country News;10/13/2008, Vol. 40 Issue 18, p11
The article profiles Ricardo Arriagada, a Chilean goat herder working for Goats-R-Us, in San Francisco, California. Arriagada is one of approximately 60,000 immigrants who hold H-2A visas, issued to foreigners so they could do temporary agricultural work. According to Arriagada, the job is easy, although the isolation is sometimes unbearable.


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