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  The purpose of the Changing Face project is to assess the prospects for migrants and their children arriving in Rural America.

Conferences

Immigration and Agriculture
Bread for the World, 425 3rd Street SW, Suite 1200
Thursday, April 26, 2012

This symposium highlights foreign-born hired workers in US agriculture. The papers and powerpoints are posted at /cf/. The farm labor papers will be published in Choices.

Thursday, April 26, 2012

12pm Lunch available

1pm Welcome and Introductions

1:15 Migration Patterns 2012, Jeff Passel, Pew Hispanic Center

1:40 The Immigration Reform Outlook (15 minutes each)
Mark Krikorian, Center for Immigration Studies
Frank Sharry, America's Voice

2:30 Break

2:45 Daniel Carroll, The Changing Farm Workforce: 1989-2011 (10 minutes each)
Georganne Artz, Immigration and Meatpacking in the Midwest: paper, presentation
Philip Martin, Immigration Reform: Implications for Agriculture: paper, presentation
Wally Huffman, The Status of Fruit and Vegetable Mechanization: paper
Tom Hertz and Steve Zahniser, Modeling the Effects of Immigration: presentation
Reform on Agriculture
Discussion

4:30 Adjourn