The British weekly The Economist is one of the world’s most influential news magazines. Despite its manifest oddities, it is also one of the best.
Several organizations have announced that they will file a federal suit against Florida’s Senate Bill 1718, which was signed by the state’s governor, Ron DeSantis, on May 13, and went into effect on July 1 (with certain measures to apply as of July 1, 2024).
At this point, one can exasperatedly wonder what it will take to make the Farm Workforce Modification Act (FWMA) into the law of the land.
News about the U.S. House of Representatives has focused obsessively about the debt ceiling deal. In its wake, a new piece of legislation to reform immigration policy has been widely overlooked.
I’m always fascinated when I come across one news story that dovetails with another from a different source.
International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) members testified at the May 31 Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing “From farm to table: Immigrant workers get the job done”.
The Department of Labor released the Final Rule regarding the Adverse Effect Wage Rate (AEWR) for H-2A employers yesterday delivering the latest in a series of burdensome regulations directly impacting the fresh produce industry.
IFPA expressed extreme disappointment today that Congress failed to include bipartisan agriculture immigration reform in the omnibus appropriations bill.
Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) sponsored and is looking for support for the Affordable and Secure Food Act, introduced December 15.
A bipartisan compromise bill for immigration reform appears dead, according to news reports, but a separate, smaller farm worker bill is in the works.