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The death of 14 migrant workers in Maine this summer is raising questions about U.S. laws governing the treatment of non-agricultural immigrant labor. The company that hired the men is still certified to hire migrants despite being cited for safety, wage and housing violations. Some say the fact that the men had to travel nearly five hours to and from work every day contributed to their deaths. From Maine Public Radio, Susan Chisholm reports.

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