Luis Velazquez

Luis Velazquez

Luis Velazquez is an investigative intern with the Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting and a reporter for Cicero Independiente.

Meatpacking plants have long relied on immigrant labor. Some now turn to foreign visa workers

By: - August 23, 2021

This story was originally published on The Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting. Colored hard hats distinguish different roles and jobs at Seaboard Foods, a major meatpacking plant in Guymon, Oklahoma. Senior management have green. Supervisors wear dark blue. Foreign workers on visas don yellow-green. But Seaboard is part of a small but growing trend in […]