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The attorney son of a Guatemalan immigrant is in the forefront of defending the labor rights of about 70,000 farm workers in Illinois. continue reading »
Warren Buffett's son Howard, who is a Decatur, IL farmer, recently announced the Invest an Acre partnership with Feeding America, and Archer Midland Company. The partner ship between the Howard G. Buffett Foundation, Feeding Americ continue reading »
While the Republican majority in Congress moves forward to make E-Verify mandatory in this country opposition is coming from some unlikely sources: conservatives and Tea Party members. continue reading »
For thousands of children in America, summer means hard labor in the hot sun. continue reading »
The following is a letter from Hispanic Farmers & Ranchers Inc. and Minority Agricultural Producers to President Obama: Sir, As you address La Raza, Hispanics and Hispanic farmers and ranchers are paying attention to how rhetoric relates to reality. Here is our reality: continue reading »
A large number of immigrants are fleeing Georgia as anti-immigrant legislation is set to be enacted. Gov. Nathan Deal has issued a statement that he is looking to fill vacant farm jobs with convicted criminals. continue reading »
Agriculture labor requirements and the threat of higher food prices and rising imports took center stage when Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack pushed immigration reform during a Wednesday morning press conference. continue reading »