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Two Mississippi catfish farms settled a lawsuit after allegedly paying Mexican workers more than local Black workers for the same labor.

Two Mississippi catfish farms faced a lawsuit for preferring to hire and better compensate Mexican immigrants over local Black farmworkers for the same labor, a practice that plaintiffs claimed was systematic underpayment and denial of job opportunities. The lawsuit reached a confidential settlement, reinforcing the call for fair wages for local workers in the U.S.