Cassibile, Siracusa. Every year from April to June, the town's population of 5,000 (300 of whom come from Marocco) increases by several hundred due to the arrival of migrant workers who come for the annual potato harvest. We spoke to Alfonso Di Stefano from the Catania Anti-Racist Network about the living and working conditions of the migrants. The problems are foremost linked to the logistics and organisation of the work. In general, those arriving come from other parts of
Furthermore, the camp will only accept regular migrants and those who will have a work contract. Nonetheless, in reality the opposite is necessary. In order to sustain the fight against the black market and to support a politics of inclusion, as well as defending basic human rights, it would be necessary to extend access to the campsite to irregular migrants, or at least to those who are employed without a proper contract. In this way, it would be easier to enforce the new law against the bosses who perpetuate this type of illegal hiring.