The Ag Worker Act must make it past the Judiciary Committee to have a chance of making it to the House floor.
On Monday, Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) introduced his Agricultural Guestworker Act of 2017 bill, which would replace H-2A with an H-2C program. Rep. Goodlatte introduced the bill to the House Judiciary Committee, which he chairs.
A running theme from agricultural-friendly politicians speaking at the United Fresh Produce Association’s Washington Conference was the need for a bipartisan approach to agriculture and immigration.
Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R VA) is re-introducing a bill that aims to replace H-2A. Here are some of the ways it will differ from the current program.