Problems Faced By Migrant Workers In Illinois

Migrant worker Aurora Garcia (l) meets with food stamp outreach coordinator Magdalena Lopez (r) in Urbana on Aug. 30, 2011.

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. As Sean Powers reports, language barriers are keeping these farm workers from getting the help they need.

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