California farmers expressing some fear from possible ripple effects from President Obama’s executive action over immigration. The states agricultural work force has been declining for a decade still has 330,000 farm workers. That represents the largest share of 2.1 million farm workers nationwide. One agricultural analysts fears that once President Obama’s executive action goes into effect that close to 50,000 workers could leave the fields. This in turn could put upward pressure on wages. Ed Butowsky, wealth manager, financial advisor, and managing partner of Chapwood Investment Management, discusses how President Obama’s executive action would block 5 million people from deportation and what the impact is on California farmers.
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