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Tuesday, September 04, 2007

Short on Labor, Farmers in U.S. Shift to Mexico

A sense of crisis prevails among American farmers who rely on immigrant laborers, more so since immigration legislation in the United States Senate failed in June and the authorities announced a crackdown on employers of illegal immigrants. An increasing number of farmers have been testing the alternative of raising crops across the border where there is a stable labor supply, growers and lawmakers in the United States and Mexico said. Story here. Great Audio & Photos here.

posted by CASFS 2006 @ 9:32 PM

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