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Chinese immigrant workers sue over forced labor at illegal marijuana operation on Navajo land

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP)— Chinese immigrant workers allege they were lured to northern New Mexico under false pretenses and forced to work 14 hours a day trimming marijuana on the Navajo Nation where cultivating the plant is illegal, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday in state court. Job advertisements for the operation in Shiprock promised $200 per day, housing and food in exchange for…
Source: Red Lake Nation News

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