The Life of Migrant Workers in California Descriptive Essay by Top Papers

The Life of Migrant Workers in California
A look at the life of migrant workers in California.
# 143448 | 750 words | 1 source | MLA | 2009 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2009 in Geography (General) , Hot Topics (Immigration) , Sociology (Poverty)

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This paper describes the challenges and plight of Petra and her children, migrant workers in California. The paper tells of an average day for them in Petra's quest for work and stability for her family.

From the Paper:

"The scene of Petra and her children crossing the highway to get to the store underscores the difficulty of her journey through California as she looks for bits and pieces of work to support her family. What look like simple black lines on the map are, in reality, hard roads. She knows they are "capricious" because they traverse the landscape as they see fit, seemingly without regard for geography. Certainly without regard for a poor family walking along them on foot, in the heat of the day. The roads rise and fall, tiring out the already exhausted travelers. Trudging up and down their slopes is more difficult still if you are hungry and tired, and..."

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