FARM BUSINESS NEWS
Finding a Path on Immigration
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Thu Feb 6, 2014 10:17 AM CST

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- Farmers who demand labor for their crops are trying to push their case for immigration reform in Congress while also appearing somewhat resigned and familiar with the surroundings and arguments on the issue.

"I've been coming here since the Clinton administration," said Russell Costanza, a farmer from southern Michigan.

Costanza took part this week in a new push to stress the importance of an immigration reform bill, the #IFarmImmigration campaign, which intends to put a bigger spotlight on the challenges of farm labor. Yet, Costanza said he's tired of talking to youthful congressional staff members fresh out ...

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