While many people move away from the countryside for work, few of them are able to officially register in the cities.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics monthly report doesn't count jobs down on the farm. We explain why.
Migrant workers like Ren Zhongyang work hard to earn money in Shanghai but struggle to find affordable rental homes there.
But that's not attracting native-born American laborers to the fields yet, L.A. Times reporter says.
About three-quarters of hired crop workers work within 75 miles from home.