This resource page collects research and studies that inform workforce professionals about the impact of immigration reform on farmworkers and Agricultural businesses. This has implications for how staff deliver services to migrant and seasonal farmworkers (MSFWs) and the Agricultural industry.
Immigration Reform: Implications for Farmers, Farm Workers and Communities
This report from the University of California at Davis summarizes a discussion between researchers, Congressional, industry, union and community leaders about the effects of immigration policy on rural and agricultural communities.
The report covers:
1. How immigration reform proposals affect rural and agricultural areas, the perspectives of employers, unions and advocates
2. The impacts of immigrant farm workers on agriculture in particular states and commodities, and
3. The impacts on immigrants and their children living in rural and agricultural communities.