Projects: EU Immigration II: El Ejido Hothouse: El Ejido - Immigration Hothouse

Vast expanses of greenhouses covering the landscape in southern Spain. Immigrants, many of whom enter the country illegally, seek work as low paid, itinerant laborers in thousands of hothouses across Spain's southern Andalucia region. The region produces vegetables and fruit for the European Union.El Ejido, Spain.Photo © J.B. Russell
El Ejido - Immigration Hothouse, February 2000

Vast expanses of greenhouses covering the landscape in southern Spain. Immigrants, many of whom enter the country illegally, seek work as low paid, itinerant laborers in thousands of hothouses across Spain's southern Andalucia region. The region produces vegetables and fruit for the European Union. 

El Ejido, Spain. 

Photo © J.B. Russell