Tucker Carlson Considers Trump’s 70-Point List of Immigration Enforcement

On Monday, Tucker Carlson examined the latest from the White House about enforcing law and sovereignty, noting, “The administration has now put forward a 70-point immigration plan which calls for easier deportations of people here illegally, a border wall or a partial border wall anyway and new limits on chain migration, which is the idea […]

Farm Robot Is Touted as Kinder to Workers

Down on the farm in Salinas California, a new robot harvester uses “water knives” — actually high-powered water jets — to pick lettuce. To hear the industry flacks describe it, the machines end unhealthy stoop labor in lettuce fields. But details in the story suggest that President Trump’s border enforcement is having an effect when […]

Robot Apple Picker Will Displace Illegal Alien Workers

Automation’s threat to jobs is not entirely negative, considering that robot pickers can replace an agricultural workforce that is generally estimated to be half illegal alien. The Associated Press article below notes that in Washington state, “several counties near the Canadian border are now majority-Hispanic.”

Abundant Robotics has developed a vacuum-based system that doesn’t bruise the […]

California’s Increased Minimum Wage Stimulates Automation Businesses

On Monday, Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation to raise the state’s minimum wage gradually to $15 in 2022, even though he admitted, “Economically, minimum wages may not make sense.” Jerry isn’t stupid: he knows how California was among the hardest hit by the great recession in terms of employment returning.

Plus, the governor must be aware […]

Amnesty May Cause Farm Labor Shortage

Farmers say they are worried that the government’s awarding thousands of illegal aliens with amnesty work permits will cause them to leave for the greener pastures of legal American jobs.

The farmers are probably right. Ag has long been a doorway for illegals to worm their way into decent employment after they have learned a little […]

Robot Farm Machines Advance in Skills

The image of illegal aliens in agriculture persists, since they occupy 53 percent of farm labor, but in the near future we may be seeing fewer of them.

The reason: robots and automation are replacing human workers on the farm just as surely as on the factory floor. A few years back, simple automatic harvesters and […]