Farm Workforce Modernization Act Passes out of House in Congress

December 12, 2019
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On Wednesday, December 11th, the House of Representatives passed the Farm Workforce Modernization Act. This legislation addresses primarily three elements: changes to the H-2A program, legalization for existing agricultural workers, and eventual implementation of mandatory E-Verify for growers. The legislation passed out of the House of Representatives with a vote of 260 to 165. The bill will now move to the Senate as it continues through the legislative process in Congress.

To view the details of the legislation and fact sheet click on the links below.

Legislation: https://link.calstrawberry.com/wof

Fact sheet: https://link.calstrawberry.com/9jq

Contact: Mark Martinez

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