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How to Read Your Ballot in Central Falls

Updated: Dec 22, 2022

Voting in Rhode Island Election Stories


Central Falls

Labor Rights in the Hispanic and Latino Communities

Data states that Central Falls has one of the largest latino populations in Rhode Island. Community Coordinator for Fuereza-Laboral, David Molina-Hernandez, said that labor exploitation and wage theft are the most prominent issues. Undocumented immigrants tend to be the most vulnerable to wage theft and exploitation because they don't feel they have a full scope of rights in the U.S. An example of this large issue would be working over 80 hours and being paid for 40.