Farmers need different work visas right away for farm workers or many will go out of business. - - Donna Poisl
BY ALICIA A. CALDWELL
WASHINGTON -- The agriculture industry fears a disaster on the horizon if the bit of new immigration policy that Congress seems to agree on becomes law.
A plan to require all American businesses to check their employees through E-Verify, a program that confirms that each is legally entitled to work in the U.S., could wreak havoc on an industry where 80 percent of the field workers are illegal immigrants.
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