Leaving Home to Find Work in Yuma

  • Clip (0:02:28) | IN Melancholy
    Premiere: 12/28/2015

In this excerpt from East of Salinas, Jose Ansaldo’s stepfather Jaime prepares to travel to Yuma, Arizona, a 12-hour drive from Salinas, to find seasonal work in the fields. He must follow the farm jobs, even if it means separating from his family for a place many migrants fear: the U.S.-Mexico border.

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