Minimum wage for guest workers is 19 times the minimum wage in Mexico.
50% of fresh fruit and 30% of fresh vegetables in the U.S. come from Mexican, Chinese, Eastern European, or Latin American farms.
These foods are 5 times more likely to have pesticide residues or food-borne illnesses.
Washington farmers are required to provide free housing and transportation for guest workers.
1/3 of Washington’s 100,000 seasonal farmworkers are guest workers.
Guest workers earn more in 4 months in Washington than they would in 5 years in Mexico.
80% of those earning are sent home to their families.