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Como Vivimos (How We Live) | Migrant Housing

Season 12 Episode 6 | 58s

In the spring, migrant farm workers arrive to one of California's 24 migrant housing centers to try to "win" the apartment lottery. If they and their family are lucky enough, they have to follow the rules of the state in order to live there, including moving 50 miles away once the center closes for the season, leaving school-age children with only a part-year education.

Como Vivimos (How We Live) | Migrant Housing
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