2016 - Modern Farmer
Farmers Across the Midwest Struggle to Hire Domestic Employees

In Illinois, the number of foreign agricultural workers has increased more than 250 percent in... (more)

Amanda Perez Pintado
September 12, 2021
New Immigration Bill Would Give Undocumented Farmworkers Path to Citizenship

President Joe Biden announced, on his first day in office, his intention to revamp the... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
February 19, 2021
State Department Issues Travel Ban Exemption for South African Farmworkers

In response to an emerging strain of coronavirus that has vaccine-makers scrambling and public-health experts... (more)

Josh Voorhees
January 29, 2021
Biden Administration Withdraws Pending Changes for H-2A Farmworkers

The Biden administration has withdrawn new regulations that would have reduced reimbursements some temporary foreign... (more)

Alex Robinson
January 21, 2021
The Trump Administration Reportedly Wants to Cut Farmworker Wages

Certain workers, like grocery store clerks, were never before given much in the way of... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
April 15, 2020
Trump Administration Takes Steps to Get Farmworkers into the Country

Figuring out how to get enough workers to keep the American agriculture industry going has... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
March 31, 2020
USDA Looks to Fill Labor Shortage With H-2A Workers Already Here

The American agricultural system depends on farmworker labor from outside the country. But in the... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
March 20, 2020
For Mexican Farmworkers, H2A Jobs Come with a Social Cost

Gael gets a little nervous when asked if he could discuss his seven years as... (more)

Sierra Dickey
February 17, 2020
Agriculture Immigration Law Passes House, Despite Opposition From Conservative Groups

This week, the House of Representatives passed the Farm Workforce Modernization Act. This piece of... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
December 13, 2019
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