Immigration Plan Welcomed By Ag Industry

Congress Weighing Reform Proposal

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Posted: April 1, 2013

An immigrant worker prunes apple trees at Turkey Knob Apples in Timberville last month. Fruit producers are among those lobbying for immigration reform. (Photos by Jason Lenhart)
A migrant worker prunes apple trees at Turkey Knob Apples in Timberville last month. The agriculture industry is hopeful that an immigration reform bill currently in the works will pass muster with Congress and the president.
HARRISONBURG — After waiting years for immigration reform, local agriculture officials are optimistic that a “rational and reasonable solution” to the often-prickly issue is finally on the horizon.


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