Edgar Ruiz, tops tobacco on Jackie Thompson’s farm in Wake County near Rolesville, N.C. on Tuesday, June 27, 2017. Ruiz is one of the temporary H2-A workers that Thompson employs to work on his massive farm operation.
Edgar Ruiz, tops tobacco on Jackie Thompson’s farm in Wake County near Rolesville, N.C. on Tuesday, June 27, 2017. Ruiz is one of the temporary H2-A workers that Thompson employs to work on his massive farm operation. Robert Willett rwillett@newsobserver.com
Edgar Ruiz, tops tobacco on Jackie Thompson’s farm in Wake County near Rolesville, N.C. on Tuesday, June 27, 2017. Ruiz is one of the temporary H2-A workers that Thompson employs to work on his massive farm operation. Robert Willett rwillett@newsobserver.com

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