A human-trafficking case exposed farmworker abuses. The government is promising change

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Farmworkers near Fresno, Calif., pick paper trays of dried raisins off the ground and heap them onto a trailer in the final step of raisin harvest on Sept. 24, 2013.

In response to a letter from Sen. Jon Ossoff, Homeland Security said it plans to begin the process to create new rules to increase protections for farmworkers.

(Image credit: Gosia Wozniacka/AP)

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