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Senate Bill Would Protect Farmworkers

Dan Industry News Release, Labor and Immigration

A bill introduced last week in the U.S. Senate would give farmworkers a path to legal status and citizenship. California Senators, Democrats Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris, introduced the legislation last week that would shield farmworkers who are in the country illegally from deportation and create a path to citizenship, according to the L.A. Times. Feinstein says “farm labor is …

Farm Labor Shortage Vexes Farmers

Dan Industry News Release, Industry Videos-Promoting Agriculture, Labor and Immigration 0 Comments

A new video produced by the American Farm Bureau Federation shines a spotlight on the frustrations of the nation’s farmers in finding workers to harvest their crops. While the video highlights peach production in Georgia, it also outlines the scope of the farm labor problem across the U.S. Hiring a seasonal skilled workforce to bring crops in from the fields …