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New Proposal Could Protect Farm Workers from Deportation

Dan Industry News Release

The American agriculture industry relies on foreign workers, especially at harvest time. The website Eater Dot Com reports a group of Democrats has introduced legislation that would give farm workers some protection from possible deportation. The bill is called the Agricultural Worker Program Act of 2017 (Senate Bill 1034). It would protect undocumented workers from deportation if they can prove …

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Agri View: Migrant Labor Shortage

Dan Agri View, Labor and Immigration

  Everett Griner talks about how the migrant labor shortage problem will hurt everybody in today’s Agri View.     Well our new president’s efforts to control our borders and deport illegals is not a good thing for farmers. It is going to create a labor shortage that’s already a serious challenge. Present laws that permit migrant farm workers to …