N.Y. Farmers Hire Robots Because They Can't Use Illegal Immigrants Anymore

immigrants jobs robots milking cows
immigrants jobs robots milking cows



In recent years, it's become politically popular for states to take a tough stance against employers that hire "illegal immigrants" -- also referred to as undocumented workers. But is that actually helping American workers? In at least one case, the answer is definitely no.

A group of dairy farmers in upstate New York has found a creative end run around the government's penalties for hiring undocumented workers by employing robot farmers.