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Importing Poverty?Immigration and the Changing Face of Rural America$
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Philip Martin

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780300139174

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300139174.001.0001

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Regularize and Rationalize Farm Labor

Regularize and Rationalize Farm Labor

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(p.172) Chapter 10 Regularize and Rationalize Farm Labor
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Importing Poverty?
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Philip Martin

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300139174.003.0011

This chapter focuses on immigration and agriculture, assessing the proposal endorsed by worker advocates and farm employers—AgJOBS. It also outlines a strategy to regularize farmwork and rationalize the labor market to achieve the goals of providing rural America with a legal workforce and ensure that the number of farm jobs and the problems associated with them decrease over time.

Keywords:   immigration, agriculture, farm employers, AgJOBS, rural America, workforce, farmwork, labor market

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