Monday, January 17, 2011

Farm lobbying group cautions states on immigration

Farms are the businesses that need immigrant laborers the most. We have to get something in place that will help them, it affects the food we all buy and eat. - - Donna Poisl

from Google news

ATLANTA (AP) — States that crack down on illegal immigrants should also help farmers who need seasonal labor, the nation's largest farm lobbying group said Tuesday.

And if Congress doesn't overhaul immigration, farmers will assist the federal government in helping states create programs that give growers access to enough legal labor, under a policy approved at the annual convention of the American Farm Bureau Federation.
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