Tuesday, September 04, 2007

Salida al sud: Exporting the farm

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Having trouble importing farm laborers? Some American farmers are responding by exporting the farm. So reports the New York Times:
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 . . . .
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