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No easy access to food stamps for migrant workers

By Sean Powers/Illinois Public Media -- Every year, thousands of migrant workers come to Illinois to detassel corn and harvest crops. Often times they do not make enough money to feed themselves and their families. Language barriers are keeping these farm workers from getting the help they need.

Sean Powers/Illinois Public Media -- Migrant worker Aurora Garcia meets with food stamp outreach coordinator Magdalena Lopez in Urbana on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011.

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