Farm Labor Under A Trump Administration

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Farmworkers head home after a day of picking at a large citrus farm in Edison, near Bakersfield. (Sean Havey/KQED)

In California’s Central Valley there’s a popular bumper sticker. It’s shaped like the state and reads “My job depends on ag” — as in agriculture.

California’s agriculture industry depends on immigrant labor. And many farmers supported Donald Trump, despite his hard-line stance on immigration.

As the new administration prepares to take office, Vanessa Rancano (@vanessarancano) of Here & Now contributor KQED talks with some of those farmers and their workers.

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