AG Launches Immigration Reform Campaign

Shearer, P. Scott
February 2014
National Hog Farmer Expert Blog;2/ 7/2014, p1
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The article discusses the #IfarmImmigration advocacy introduced by the agribusiness group Agriculture Workforce Coalition (AWC), together with the business leaders and mayors council the Partnership for a New American Economy to promote changes in U.S. immigration laws as the agricultural industry depends on immigrant workforce. The group explains lack of employees leads to 300 million U.S. dollars in losses as immigrant laborers represent 80% of workers. Also mentioned are the members of AWC.


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