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Senate Republicans weigh in on H-2A costs

A Senate Ag Committee member says Republicans are calling for a wage freeze to the H-2A program. Indiana’s Mike Braun tells Brownfield the Department of Labor is setting minimum wages for H-2A quest workers farmers can’t afford. “It’s been complicated even more by what’s going... Read More.

House Republicans call for H-2A wage freeze

New legislation has been introduced in the U.S. House that would freeze H-2A worker wages at 2023 levels. Michigan Republican John Moolenaar is the bill sponsor. “Sometimes these issues get caught up with immigration issues and others,” he says.  “We want to simplify this... Read More.