Although immigrant workers have long been employed on U.S. farms, shifting migration patterns and employer labor strategies are reshaping the agricultural workforce, according to a new report from the non-partisan group Migration Policy Institute.
Migration from Mexico to the U.S. has slowed due to the 2008-09 recession, improving conditions in rural Mexico and stepped-up border enforcement.
With fewer new arrivals, the agricultural workforce is aging, settling down and formin
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