Sign the Letter to Oppose the Harmful Guest Worker Legislation HR 1773

Thank you to NFWM’s 14 member organizations who signed Farmworker Justice’s letter opposing Chairman Goodlatte’s bill, HR 1773, a drastic guest worker bill that slashes provisions already in place in our imperfect H-2A guest worker system. Now we need individuals like YOU to sign on so that Congress will hear our voices loud and clear: […]

Senator Diane Feinstein Reintroduces AgJOBs

Most of the workers who hand harvest the crops in our multi-billion dollar agricultural industry are immigrants and the majority lack legal documentation—despite our dependence on them. On May 14th, the Agricultural Job Opportunities, Benefits and Security Act – AgJOBS was reintroduced in the Senate by Sen. Diane Feinstein (SB 1038) and in the House by Reps. Berman and Putnam (HR 2414). AgJOBS is a bi-partisan bill agreed to by both farm worker advocates and major agricultural employers to address the agricultural immigration crisis. It allows immigrant farm workers to earn the legal right to permanently stay in this country by continuing to work in agriculture and reforms the current H2A guestworker program, providing growers with a safe and stable workforce.

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