Trump, Migration, and Agriculture

Philip Martin

from ARE Update Vol. 22, No. 4, Mar/Apr, 2019

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Farmers hoped that President Trump would provide them with a new guest worker program. After two years, farmers are responding to higher labor costs by embracing labor-saving mechanization and hiring more workers under the current H-2A program.


Unauthorized migration, H-2A guest workers, President Trump


Philip Martin. 2019. "Trump, Migration, and Agriculture." ARE Update 22(4): 5-8. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.