Apr 10, 2012
As tide of illegal immigrants goes home, will U.S. economy suffer?

The steady stream of immigrant workers who used to line up at Tim Dunn’s Arizona farm, ready to pick vegetable seed crops like black-eyed peas and garbanzo beans, has mostly dried up.

“We just don’t see people walking up, looking for jobs like they used to,” he says. Now he has to pay a labor contractor to find enough people to tend his 2,200 furrowed acres under the harsh Sonoran sun near Yuma, in the southwestern corner of Arizona. The Christian Science Monitor

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