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Vice President Joe Biden hears from farmer on immigration

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As agriculture leaders around the U.S. continue to push for immigration reform, one recently had the opportunity to tell the nation’s vice president what the lack of a reliable workforce would do to his business. Sabrina Hill has more.

Farmer talks to Joe Biden about immigration

Vice President Joe Biden heard from few selected individuals on the topic of immigration reform.. Biden was in Colorado at the time. The only person in the group representing agriculture was the president of the Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association Robert Sakata. Sakata says it was up to him to explain how important the issue is to growers everywhere.

Sakata told Biden that it is important that Congress not use executive authority on this issue and that the rules are followed as they written into law.