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Half of U.S. crop workers are unauthorized immigrants

Most of the 700,000 workers on U.S. dairy farms also believed to be Mexican born and unauthorized

An excerpt from ‘Trump, Immigration, and Agriculture,’ an article by Philip Martin in Choices, a magazine published by the U.S. Agricultural and Applied Economics Association www.choicesmagazine.org. Eight million unauthorized foreigners are part of the U.S. labour force, and at least a million are employed primarily in agriculture. It cannot be a surprise, therefore, to learn