Immigration Reform 2013: Implications for California Agriculture

Martin, P.L.

from ARE Update Vol. 16, No. 5, May/Jun, 2013

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Abstract

Congress is considering immigration reform. California farmers hope that a plan to legalize currently unauthorized workers and make it easier for them to hire guest workers in the future will be
enacted. The legalization and guest worker proposals being considered should not increase farm labor costs significantly.

Keywords

Federal legislation; Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act; S 744; farmworkers; amnesty.

Citation

Martin, P.L. "Immigration Reform 2013: Implications for California Agriculture." ARE Update 16(5)(2013):5-8. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
http://giannini.ucop.edu/publications/are-update/issues/2013/16/5/immigration-reform-2013/