[QODLink]
Americas

US immigration reform could help farmers

Tighter immigration laws could solidify status of workers and be a boon for US labor force.

Last Modified: 09 May 2013 20:59
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback

The United States government is looking at changes to its immigration laws, to tighten the rules on undocumented foreigners.

The changes could also provide legal status to millions of these workers who now live in the US. Some farmers say the changes could help their industry.

Al Jazeera's Kristen Saloomey reports from a dairy farm in western New York state.

60

Source:
Agencies
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback
Topics in this article
People
Country
Organisation
Featured on Al Jazeera
Your chance to be an investigative journalist in Al Jazeera’s new interactive game.
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Take an immersive look at the challenges facing the war-torn country as US troops begin their withdrawal.
Featured
Private citizens take initiative to help 'irregular' migrants, accusing governments of excessive focus on security.
Indonesia's cassava plantations are being killed by mealybugs, and thousands of wasps will be released to stop them.
Violence in Ain al-Arab has prompted many Kurdish Syrians to flee to Turkey, but others are returning to battle ISIL.
Unelected representatives quietly iron out logistics of massive TPP and TTIP deals among US, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.
Led by students concerned for their future with 'nothing to lose', it remains to be seen who will blink first.