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Report reveals shift of ag migrant laborers

Shifting migration patterns and employer labor strategies are reshaping agricultural workforce.

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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