Monday, June 25, 2018

Undocumented Immigrants are Vital to Key Sectors of the U.S. Economy


The nation’s attention is currently on the southern border, where the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy has caused a crisis over separated immigrant children. Forgotten in all this is that an estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants continue to live in the United States – and most of them work.  In a piece on The ConversationMary Jo Dudley, director of the Cornell Farmworker Program, explains just how vital unauthorized workers are to key U.S. industries, particularly agriculture.


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