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Washington Insider -- Friday
Fri May 3, 2013 06:07 AM CDT

Here's a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN's well-placed observer.

Report Says There Are No Jobs Americans Won't Do

A new report by the Center for Immigration Studies says that a detailed analysis of 472 separate civilian occupations shows there are only six in which immigrants (both legal and illegal) are in the majority in the United States. Thus, says the report, "there are really no jobs that Americans won't do."

The six are that are majority immigrant occupations are: 1) graders and sorters, agricultural products (63%); 2) miscellaneous personal appearance workers ...

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