Western Growers, which represents farmers in Arizona, California, and Colorado who produce half the nation’s fresh fruits, vegetables, and tree nuts, advises its members to begin preparing for increased worksite enforcement and renewed emphasis on Form I-9 audits.
The measure failed on a 121 to 301 vote, with 112 Republicans and all Democrats voting against bill. The AG jobs bill was not part of the final immigration package that ultimately went down in defeat. Read moreRead More »
This week Congress is, once again, on a tight deadline to fund the government. As government shutdown looms, the budget standoff is linked to another issue important to agriculture: immigration. Democratic leaders insist on including action dealing with DACA — Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, says Jim Wiesemeyer, ProFarmer’s Washington[…]Read More »