In response to "Migrant Labor: City Issue Now" (Column One, Nov. 17):
When are the residents of North San Diego County going to wake up and realize that they are the ones who should take care of their migrant worker problem? After all, they are the ones who are addicted to cheap Mexican labor and it was their city councils that favored construction of high-income housing while ignoring the housing needs of the poor. Instead of passing the buck to the federal government, they should roll up their sleeves and take care of the problems they helped create.
MARCO ANTONIO ABARCA, Attorney, Migrant Farmworker Project California Rural Legal Assistance, Oxnard