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Farm-immigration measure dropped from fed spending bill

BY: - December 23, 2022

As Congress feverishly worked to finalize a $1.7 trillion spending bill, Dreamers, migrant farmworkers, farmers and advocates are disappointed that immigration reforms were dropped. At least one group is blaming Republicans for wanting to complain about immigration without doing anything to fix it. The U.S. Senate on Thursday completed work on the spending bill as […]

Farm labor bill down to the wire, with Ohio farmers playing significant role in getting it passed

BY: - December 15, 2022

This story has been updated with comments from Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio. Legislation that farmers say is necessary to ensure they have workers they need and to help bring down food costs appears to be coming down to a Christmas deadline. And, a prominent advocate said Wednesday, Ohio farmers are playing a major role in […]

Groups pushing to get farm worker bill over the finish line

BY: - December 6, 2022

It’s vital to pass federal legislation reforming migrant worker visas to bring down food costs and to limit devastating levels of food waste, groups advocating for farmers and agricultural workers said last week. Already passed by the U.S. House, the Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2021, could reach the floor of the U.S. Senate any […]