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New signs of rising illegal immigration into US

WASHINGTON — The number of immigrants crossing the border illegally into the U.S. appears to be on the rise again after dropping during the recession.

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USA FARMERS ENCOURAGED BY RECENT NEGOTIATIONS REGARDING AGRICULTURAL COMPONENT OF IMMIGRATION REFORM

Washington, D.C. – (April 17, 2013) –  USA Farmers, Inc is encouraged by the recently negotiated framework and objectives of the agricultural component of the Senate immigration reform bill. As part of the Agriculture Workforce Coalition (AWC), which brings together … Continue reading

House Republicans Support Only Pieces of Bigger Ideas for Immigration Reform

By Fawn Johnson National Journal Wednesday, February 27, 2013 | 8:15 p.m. Make no mistake: Rank-and-file House Republicans are willing to go along with some of the immigration-reform ideas floating around Washington. But they are a long way from accepting … Continue reading

Growing the Farm Labor Supply

I grow row crops and tobacco in Lee County on land my family has been farming for five generations. We plant 25 acres and need between two and 12 people for a few months each year at planting and harvest … Continue reading

North Carolina Christmas Trees

The Christmas tree crop in North Carolina is an important one for the state. The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services estimates the value of the crop to be approximately $100 million annually. The department reports that North … Continue reading



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