A Chicago Tribune article explores the concerns of dairy farmers and industry representatives regarding Donald Trump’s proposal to deport undocumented immigrants and wall off the southern U.S. border. Top concerns are that the loss of immigrant workers could trigger closing of dairies and lower milk output as well as higher retail prices.
Kristi Boswell, AFBF’s farm labor specialist, pointed out in the article that as many as 70 percent of agricultural workers are undocumented