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Labor contractor, growers, and corporations took part in hiring undocumented individuals at lower wages and under inhumane working and living conditions. Such actions undermined the efforts of the United Farm Workers union, farm workers and their supporters striving for better working conditions. Growers and labor contractors participated in numerous of illegal activities. Their illegal actions resulted in the murder of Mexican undocumented farm workers and the further exploitation of hundreds.
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"Millions of Dollars: Imported Buses: Millones de Dólares: Autobuses Importados" (1973). States. 57.