E-Verify – H-2A – The Immigration And Reform Control ACT Cause Michigan Farmers Trouble

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Hiawathaland Farm Bureau
Washington D.C.  –  March 17, 2016  – Labor shortages plagueKristi Boswell Director Congressional Relations Michigan Farmers especially at harvest time.  Sometimes the harvest must happen in 30days or crops are lost.  Even worse than the shortage of workers, is the process by which to hire them. The cumbersome failed H2A and E-Verify are challenging local farmers.

This morning Hiawathaland Farm Bureau participants and other Michigan County Reps heard a 20minute discussion on Labor problems for farmers by Kristi Boswell, Director, Congressional Relations

She can be reach by phone or email at kristib@fb.org  or call (202) 406-3675

Here is her 2minutes discussion of the current Labor challenges. Hover over the left side of the box to hear Kristi…

 

Just before lunch today several representatives from Michigan’s 83 counties were in on a cozy  meeting with Dr. Dan Benishek in his office and we snapped a picture on the way out..

Congressman Dan Benishek in the hallway outside his office with the Hiawathaland Farm Bureau Reps and many others from the Michigan Farm Bureau

Congressman Dan Benishek in the hallway outside his office with the Hiawathaland Farm Bureau Reps and many others from the Michigan Farm Bureau