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Immigration's Ag Benefits
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Mon Jul 29, 2013 03:42 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Reflecting that the Obama administration plans to keep a spotlight on immigration reform, the White House released a new report Monday highlighting the impact of immigration reform on agriculture and rural America.

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack was tapped to unveil the report, which looks at the state of the labor market in agriculture. The report also promotes the benefits of the Senate immigration bill that passed in June. Vilsack stressed the opportunity is here to get an immigration bill completed.

"There is momentum for this. There is a desire to get this done," he said. "There is ...

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