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posted 02/25/13

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Thousands of indigenous people from Mexico exist in extreme poverty in California — the second largest concentration of those workers are nestled in Ventura County. Because many of them are living in the country illegally, they typically don’t have access to health care or farmworker housing.

The arrival of the Mixtec in the U.S. represents the latest demographic shift among the California’s Latino population. Public health officials and policy-makers often see Latinos as a homogenous group, but they’re far from that.