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Congressman Valadao Urges Action on Bipartisan Farm Workforce Reform

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Rep. Valadao urges action on bipartisan Farm Workforce reform

Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) joined U.S. Colorado Senator Michael Bennet, Rep. Dan Newhouse (WA-04), and Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24) to announce a bipartisan farm worker visa reform package. The bill, the Affordable and Secure Food Act, reforms the H-2A temporary agricultural worker program to provide stability for farm workers, farmers, and our nation’s food supply.

Congressman David G. Valadao Statement on the Passage of the American Dream and Promise Act, Farm Workforce Modernization Act

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“I am proud to protect our Dreamers. My Congressional District is home to more than 7,000 DACA recipients. These young people go to work, attend school, pay taxes, and are actively involved in our communities. We must ensure that people who were brought here as children through no fault their own and call the United States home are welcome here."

Congressman David G. Valadao Co-Sponsors Farm Workforce Modernization Act

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“As the son of immigrants and lifelong dairy farmer, I know firsthand how desperately our agriculture workforce needs meaningful reform,” said Congressman Valadao. “Many industries in the Central Valley rely heavily on immigrant labor. Our farm workers are absolutely critical to our collective mission of reliably feeding America, yet many live in fear due to an inability to gain legal status through our broken immigration system. Ensuring that our essential farm workers already in the states receive legal status, while also simplifying and streamlining the process for future farm workers to do the same, is just common sense.”