Immigration Reform in Californian Agriculture and the Tech Industry


June 7, 2019

A group of eight California farm workers harvest corn

Event Description

The workshop aims to discuss the consequences of both labor shortages and immigration policies in Californian agriculture and the tech industry. Particular attention will be paid to the H2A and H1B guest worker programs and their consequences for employers, employees, and the industries more broadly. The workshop seeks to identify policies that benefit all stakeholders.


This event is co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies, Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, the Berkeley Food Institute, the UC Berkeley Department of Sociology, the UC Berkeley Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Program, the Berkeley School of Information, the Institute of Governmental Studies, the Haas School of Business and the Berkeley Interdisciplinary Migration Initiative