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Immigration Order Shortfalls
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Nov 24, 2014 11:47 AM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Some migrant farm workers may see legal relief from President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration announced Thursday night, but industry experts told DTN the order will do little to solve long-term labor shortages in agriculture.

Agriculture and labor groups still hold out hope the new incoming Republican-controlled Congress will put politics aside and address many of the issues pressing U.S. farms.

The president's executive order covers a number of aspects of the immigration system. The most consequential order, however, is to protect from deportation and make eligible for work permits about 4.1 million people in the ...

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