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Ag Secretary Says Immigration Reform Is Long Overdue

Ag Secretary Says Immigration Reform Is Long Overdue

This week the House Judiciary Committee is working on several piece meal bills to address immigration reform.  This contrasts with a comprehensive bill already passed in the Senate.  U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack says regardless of the how it’s crafted, immigration reform is long overdue.

Vilsack says immigration reform is needed to give agriculture some certainty about the work force.

He says another badly needed component is a workable guest worker program.

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