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

Immigrants, many of whom enter the country illegally, drink tea and smoke in a shanty where they live while seeking work as low paid, itinerant laborers in thousands of hothouses across Spain's southern Andalucia region. The region produces vegetables and fruit for export to the rest of the European Union.El Ejido, Spain.Photo © J.B. Russell
El Ejido - Immigration Hothouse, February 2000

Immigrants, many of whom enter the country illegally, drink tea and smoke in a shanty where they live while seeking work as low paid, itinerant laborers in thousands of hothouses across Spain's southern Andalucia region. The region produces vegetables and fruit for export to the rest of the European Union. 

El Ejido, Spain. 

Photo © J.B. Russell