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Bipartisan Effort Looks To Increase Number Of Farm Laborers Allowed Into The U.S.

As the Trump administration focuses its immigration-related policies on border security and new wall construction along the border, Republicans and Democrats typically move to their separate corners. U.S. House members, however, approached one immigration-related economic issue in a bipartisan fashion.

The new legislation would increase the number of farm laborers legally able to work here and includes potential safeguards related to pay, housing and transportation.

To learn more, The Show spoke with Leydy Rangel. She is a communications specialist with the United Farm Workers Foundation.

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