Too Hard: Few Americans Take Immigrants’ Farm Jobs in Alabama


Alabama’s tough new immigration law isn’t producing farm jobs unemployed Americans want.

Many of those who have ventured out into the fields to pick crops have quit after a single day, telling farmers the work is too hard and not worth the pay.

Most Americans show up late, work slower than immigrants, and are ready to go home after lunch.

A lot of bending and getting up and down is too much work for unemployed Americans. is an Amazon Associate website, which means that a small percentage of your purchases gets paid to at no extra cost to you. When you use the search boxes above, any Amazon banner ad, or any product associated with an Amazon banner on this website, you help pay expenses related to maintaining and creating new services and ideas for a resourceful website. See more info at