Immigration Reform 2013: Implications for California Agriculture
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.
Federal legislation; Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act; S 744; farmworkers; amnesty.
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.