Undocumented, vulnerable, scared: the women who pick your food for $3 an hour

In the fields of south Texas Mexican women work long hours in dangerous conditions under the ever-present threat of deportation On a rainy, pre-dawn Monday morning in the fields of the Rio Grande Valley along the Mexican border in south Texas, little constellations of flashlights twinkle across the green expanse. They are held by undocumented immigrants, mostly from US immigration protocols, these are extraordinarily tense times for immigrants being caught by officials could mean being sent back or having your kids placed in a cage. And yet the women included in this piece refused to hide their faces or change their names. They want their stories told. Janet, 36 Janet, 36, left, and her mother Edith, 55 pose for a …