Manuel Cunha pullquote

“... if the worker is being controlled by somebody who has an upper hand, how is a grower going to know that?”

— Manuel Cunha

Manuel Cunha, president of the Nisei Farmers League, says that while growers are responsible for the actions of the supervisors they hire, the power dynamics between workers and foremen makes it a challenging task.

Credit: Zachary Stauffer/Investigative Reporting Program