FARM LIFE NEWS
I-9 Audits on the Rise
Mon Dec 9, 2013 01:29 PM CST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (DTN) -- The Department of Homeland Security's Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) most recent wave of I-9 audits is a grim reminder of the frustrating status quo that lies ahead for the agricultural industry now that immigration reform is off the table this year, farm labor industry representatives told DTN.

Starting in early September, Dan Fazio, director of the Washington Farm Labor Association, started getting the calls he knows all too well. Three companies in his area, two of which were agricultural businesses, had been among the 1,000 companies visited this fall ...

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