President Donald Trump’s stance on immigration and immigration reform is shaking up Washington, but it also has the agriculture industry worried about losing more labor.
For more than a century, rural towns sustained themselves, and often thrived, through a mix of agriculture and light manufacturing. Today, however, a Wall Street Journal analysis shows that by many key measures of socioeconomic well-being, those charts have flipped. Read moreRead More »
More and more illegal immigrant farm workers are avoiding the risks involved with illegally crossing the border to find work in the fields, and the downturn in the overall availability of farm laborers has taken a significant toll on U.S. farmers. Read moreRead More »