The complicated legacy of a US-Mexico guest-worker program

Monday, March 15, 2021 - 4:12pm

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Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has proposed bringing back a program that allows Mexicans to work temporarily in the US. But the Bracero program, a guest-worker program launched in the 1940s, left a bitter legacy for many Mexicans who participated in it.