And the Farmers Are Demanding Even More Foreign Labor?!

By Mark Krikorian on September 2, 2009

In today's Wall Street Journal:

Food Aid Grows in California's Agricultural Heart

SELMA, Calif. — The combined punch of drought, water restrictions and recession has created an ironic situation in California's Central Valley: Officials are handing out tons of food in the heart of one of the nation's most productive agricultural regions. ...

"There's never been this kind of need in the Central Valley, ever," said Dana Wilkie, chief executive of the Fresno food bank. "In some communities, we're serving 80% of the residents." ...

Talk about a reserve army of labor. And if you don't believe that farmers are still lobbying for amnesty and increased immigration, see here, here, here, here, etc., etc.