Is the debate about giving citizenships to millions of illegal immigrants becoming irrelevant as technology begins to replace the need for today’s human labor required in planting and picking field crops?

One argument for legalizing the migrants that have crossed the U.S.-Mexican border unlawfully is that they are needed to plant and pick the crops that it is said Americans will not do. That may become mute as engineers begin testing a machine that uses laptop computer software and a robot to thin a field of lettuce. It replaces 20 field workers with one person.

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Welfare next for illegal immigrant farm laborers being replaced by crop robots? - National Social Evolution |