DACA demise may not hit agriculture as hard as other industries

President Trump’s decision to scrap the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is unlikely to have a major impact on the nation’s agricultural workforce, says Capital Press, quoting an immigration attorney who estimates that “only 5 to 10 percent of the 800,000 people benefiting from DACA … work in agriculture.” “Most of them are in their… » Read More

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