Workers can stay distanced in the fields, but they work in close quarters in areas where the harvest is processed.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics monthly report doesn't count jobs down on the farm. We explain why.
A bill in Congress would require all employers to use the government’s E-Verify system.
Over the past three decades, about 800 workers have died from heat exposure; almost one in five worked in agriculture.
Growers say fears of immigration enforcement under Trump may already be hitting their bottom line.
About three-quarters of hired crop workers work within 75 miles from home.
Farmers hope the proposal to expand farm worker visas will stabilize their labor supply. Unions focus on making sure the deal protects workers and their wages.