Some 630,000 of the 3 million migrant farm laborers in the United States are women, and at least 60 percent are undocumented. Most are subject to sexual abuse but fear deportation if they speak up. The reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), which expired almost a year and a half ago, would have helped change that.
Erika Eichelberger, on how by Blocking VAWA, The GOP Keeps Up the War on Women (01/02/2013)