Merging migrants muddy the mural

February 22, 2017

ARE professor Jeffrey Perloff is featured in a Porterville Recorder article for recently published research on the effects of new immigration policy on California's agricultural production. Porterville is a city in the San Joaquin Valley, in Tulare County.  The research noted that "to maintain a large and flexible agricultural worker force, a steady stream of new, young workers is required, whether . . from a porous border, temporary work permits or a perpetual program of earned legalization through farm work.” Read the article