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Budget Cuts Impact Boarder Security And Immigrant Detention

posted on March 28, 2013 at 2:06 PM

While prompted by the nation's money woes, the changes also come amid the nation's shifting immigration policy. Full Story

Unions Begin 14-City Push For Immigration Reform

posted on February 8, 2013 at 1:12 PM

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says the labor federation will hold rallies, educate voters and pressure elected officials using the same grass-roots infrastructure that helped re-elect Obama. Full Story

Some Western Farmers Want Immigration Reform

posted on December 7, 2012 at 6:07 PM

Some Western Farmers Want Immigration Reform
Western farmers work in a labor intensive environment. To bring in California's $40 billion agricultural bounty produced annually, Central Valley farmers want a guest worker program put in place to accommodate their predominately migrant work force. Full Story

Market to Market (June 29, 2012)

posted on June 29, 2012 at 7:30 PM

Market to Market (June 29, 2012)
Full Program: Flames ravage the Mountain West in the most destructive wildfires in Colorado history. California growers battle an employment shortage and shifting immigration policies near America's "salad bowl." Market analysis with Jamey Kohake. Full Story

Some Western Farmers Want Immigration Reform

posted on June 29, 2012 at 6:02 PM

Some Western Farmers Want Immigration Reform
Western farmers work in a labor intensive environment. To bring in California's $40 billion agricultural bounty produced annually, Central Valley farmers want a guest worker program put in place to accommodate their predominately migrant work force. Full Story

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