A worker harvests Jeff Marchini’s radicchio crop to a conveyer belt in Merced on Jan. 27, 2017. President Donald Trump’s executive orders upending immigration laws are alarming farmers in the Republican stronghold of Central Valley, who are wondering what they could mean for their workers, most of whom are unauthorized, and the businesses that depend on them.
A worker harvests Jeff Marchini’s radicchio crop to a conveyer belt in Merced on Jan. 27, 2017. President Donald Trump’s executive orders upending immigration laws are alarming farmers in the Republican stronghold of Central Valley, who are wondering what they could mean for their workers, most of whom are unauthorized, and the businesses that depend on them. MAX WHITTAKER NYT
A worker harvests Jeff Marchini’s radicchio crop to a conveyer belt in Merced on Jan. 27, 2017. President Donald Trump’s executive orders upending immigration laws are alarming farmers in the Republican stronghold of Central Valley, who are wondering what they could mean for their workers, most of whom are unauthorized, and the businesses that depend on them. MAX WHITTAKER NYT

Central Valley farmers backed Trump, but now they fear losing their field workers

February 10, 2017 4:19 PM