Georgia, Out Migrant Workers, Turns to Prison Labor

Georgia, Out Migrant Workers, Turns to Prison Labor

As Georgia’s agricultural fields are finding themselves without its usual mirgrant workforce due to harsh immigration laws, the state is turning towards another cheap source of labor: prisoners. With increased privatization of prisons and inmates prividing a “pliable” work source, Georgia’s situation may present a harbinger of the kind of labor to come.

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